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L
u zza to
, S
a m u e l
D
a v id
.
Pirke hayyim (Autobiography). Edited by Moses A.
Shulwass. New York, Talpiot, Yeshiva University, 1950. 116 p.
A collection of autobiographical materials by Samuel David Luzzato
(1800-1865). Translations from his Italian
Autobiografia
form a major part
of this volume.
M
a im o n id e s
, M
o s e s
.
Iggeret Teiman (The epistle to Yemen). Edited by Sol-
omon Goldman. New York, Histadrut Ivrit, 1950. 205 p.
This volume is the sixth in the series of
Sifriyah Lemitlamdim
(A library for
students) edited by Dr. Goldman. It contains a critical text and notes in
English.
ANNIVERSARY VOLUMES
Hapardes: sepher ha-yovel (Hapardes: anniversary volume). Edited by S. Elberg.
New York, Hapardes, 1951. 670 p.
Over one hundred fifty rabbis contributed to this volume of responsa, pilpul
and aggadah. Published on the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of
the rabbinical monthly,
Hapardes.
Sefer ha-yovel le-chavod Alexander Marx limlot lo shivim shanah (Alexander
Marx jubilee volume on the occasion of his seventieth birthday). Edited by
Saul Lieberman. New York, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1950.
547 p.
Articles on Jewish law and history by Max Arzt, Simon Greenberg, Moshe
Davis, Abraham J. Heschel, Louis Finkelstein, Shalom Spiegel, Isaac Rivkind,
Isaiah Sonne and others.
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J EWI SH BOOK ANNUAL
RABBINICAL AND RELIGIOUS WORKS
A
l t e r
, S
a m u e l
.
Likutei batar likutei (Selections after selections). New York,
Feldheim, 1951. 304 p.
Commentary on the first three chapters of the Tractate Abot.
-------- . Likutei batar likutei (Selections after selections). New York, Feldheim,
1950. vol. 5, 316 p.
Collected commentaries on Deuteronomy.
B
loom
, J
a co b
H .
Brith olam (An eternal covenant). New York, Bloch, 1950.
282 p.
Contains the laws and the customs concerning the circumcision rite col-
Iated from medieval and modern rabbinic and medical literature.
B
l u m e n f e l d
, M
e y e r
.
Sefer torat hayyim (The book of the law of life). New
York, Feldheim, 1951. vol. I, 256 p. vol. II, 274 p.
Sermons on the weekly pentateuchal portions.
B r a u n , S o l o m o n .
Shearim mezuyanim be-halachah (Noteworthy chapters
in
Halachah).
New York, 1951. vol. 1, 353 p.; New York, Feldheim, 1950. vol. 3, 268 p.
A commentary on the laws of the
Kitzur Shulhan Aruch.
Volume 1 deals
with prayer, tephilin, etc., and volume III with the festivals.
E
pstein
,
Y. L.
Esh dath (The
fire of
faith). New
York, 1950. 655 p.
Thoughts on the love of Torah and Israel according to the weekly penta-
teuchal portions.
G
e r s h o n i
, J
u d a h
(G
r o d n e r
) .
Mishpat ha-meluchah (The law of monarchy).
New York, 1950. 411 p.
A commentary on Maimonides’ laws of monarchy.
H
o f fm a n
, J
a c o b
.
Peirush talmid ha-Ramban le-messechet Ta-anit (Commentary
of a pupil of Ramban on Tractate Ta'anit). New York, Bloch, 1951. 60 p.
H
o f f n e r
, N
a p h t a l i
.
Mafteah le-hilchot trefot (Key to Hilchot Trefot). New
York, Feldheim, 1950. 116 p. 60 illustrations.
A handbook for rabbis and ritual slaughterers.
L
e i t e r
, M
o s e s
.
Darosh darash Moshe (Thus did Moses expound). New York,
Feldheim, 1950. 287 p.
Sermons, commentaries and notes on Genesis and Exodus.