Sefer Divrei Shalom, with Nesivos Yisroel, by Rabbi Leib Shalom Zinober and his son, Rabbi Israel Bernard Zinober, London 1952.

Rabbi Israel Boruch (Bernard) Zinober is rather forgotten today. In writing about his book, which was published posthumously in 1952 (there was a second volume in 1955), I will try to fill that gap.  The book contains halachic discussions on various subjects written by his father,  Rabbi Leib Shalom Zinober, who was the head of … Continue reading Sefer Divrei Shalom, with Nesivos Yisroel, by Rabbi Leib Shalom Zinober and his son, Rabbi Israel Bernard Zinober, London 1952.

In Memoriam – Rabbi Dr. V. Schonfeld, London 1930

This is the memorial book, published 30 days after his death for Rabbi Victor Schonfeld by the Chevra Ben Zakkai youth society, a group that he had started in London. Rabbi Victor Schonfeld was born in Hungary in 1880, started his rabbinical career briefly in Vienna, and was elected Rabbi of the then North London … Continue reading In Memoriam – Rabbi Dr. V. Schonfeld, London 1930

Knesset Yisroel by Rabbi Israel Jacob Yoffey, Manchester,1910

Rabbi Israel Jacob Yoffey was born in Wilkowitz (Ukmerge) in Lithuania in 1874.  His father-in-law Rabbi Joseph Yoffey had immigrated to England in 1893 and was appointed Rabbi of the Central Synagogue in Manchester.  Rabbi Joseph Yoffey died in 1897 and Rabbi Israel Jacob Yoffey succeeded him at the young age of 23.  he founded … Continue reading Knesset Yisroel by Rabbi Israel Jacob Yoffey, Manchester,1910

Yeshresh Yaakov by Rabbi Samuel Jacob Rabinowitz of Liverpool, 1925

Yeshresh Yaacov, a volume of essays and addresses by Rabbi Samuel Jacob Rabinowitz of Liverpool was published in 1925 by the Rabbi S. J. Rabinowitz Memorial Publication Fund.  It has a foreword by Rabbi Isser Yehuda Unterman and a long list of subscribers, providing the names and addresses of many of the leading members of … Continue reading Yeshresh Yaakov by Rabbi Samuel Jacob Rabinowitz of Liverpool, 1925