My copy of Sefer Ikarim belonged to Rabbi Elie Munk. Today, Sivan 3rd, is his 40th yahrzeit. The connection with Anglo Jewry is that he was the father-in law of Chief Rabbi Lord Immanuel Jakobovits. His first cousin was Rabbi Eli Munk of Golders Green, London. Rabbi Munk (1900-1981), was district rabbi of Ansbach (Bavaria) … Continue reading Sefer Ikarim, by Rabbi Joseph Albo, Presburg, 1853 – copy of Rabbi Elie Munk of Paris.
The connection between this book and the rest of my Anglo-Judaica collection is a little tenuous. It belonged to Rabbi Elie Munk. No - not Rabbi Munk of Golders Green, but Rabbi Elie Munk of Paris, who was the father of Lady Jakobovits, wife of the Chief Rabbi, Lord Jakobovits (that's the Anglo-Judaica connection) … Continue reading Olelot Ephraim, by Rabbi Ephraim Shlomo Luntschitz, Amsterdam 1779 – copy of Rabbi Elie Munk.
This little book is a compendium of laws, customs and ethical directives written by Rabbi Avrohom Halevy Horowitz, father of Rabbi Isaiah Halevy Horowitz. Rabbi Isaiah Halevy Horowitz is known as the Shelah Hakodosh after the initials of his great work, Shnei Luchos Habris. It includes comments by the author's son Rabbi Yaakov Horowitz. There … Continue reading Yesh Nochlin, by Rabbi Avrohom Halevy Horowitz, Amsterdam, 1701
This little book is packed with historical information, including an amazing subscription list which is scanned below. The book itself consists of explanations of the Torah, by Rabbi David Kleinerman, who was the Rabbi of Shereshev. His book Chomos Yerushalayim was published in 1807 and can be found here. My book was published by Yaakov ben … Continue reading Lekutei Yaavetz, by Rabbi David Kleinerman, published by Yaakov ben Tzvi, Manchester, 1894. (Rabbi Elie Munk’s copy).