This is the Jewish Year Book 1939, published by the Jewish Chronicle, London, England. The pages scanned are those of Zionist organizations just before the Second World War. The entries show a very great depth of support in the Jewish community of the time, with large numbers involved.
This little booklet is a speech on Sabbath rest, in Yiddish. It was published in 1919 by the Liverpool branch of Mizrachi at a price of sixpence. Rabbi Samuel Jacob Rabinowicz was born in Kelme, Lithuania, in 1857, and died in Liverpool, England, in 1921. He held rabbinical posts at Ivye, Aleksot, and Sopotskin and … Continue reading Menuchas Shabbos, by Rabbi Samuel Jacob Rabinowitz of Liverpool, Yiddish, London 1919.
This was Rabbi Gedalia (George) Silverstone's second book - the first was Pirchei Oviv, published in 1901. Rabbi Silverstone was born in Jasionowka, Poland, in 1871, and died in Jerusalem in 1944. He was at yeshiva in Telz and other places until 1891, when his father, Rabbi Yeshiyahu Meir Silverstone emigrated with his family to … Continue reading Yeshua Gedola, by Rabbi Gedalia Silverstone, Belfast, 1903 (printed in London)
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.
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
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 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