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d) Reprints
Rabbinic Bibles are reproduced as often as necessary. Among
the more prominent reprints o f pre-Holocaust European Bibles
Mikra’ot gedolot,
ed. Shulsinger (New York: 1950, 6
Mikra’ot gedolot,
ed. Pardes (New York: 1951, 10
Mikra’ot gedolot,
ed. M.P. Press (New York: 1974, 10
Reprints o f biblical commentaries probably run into the thou­
sands. Some o f the more important reprints are:
Judah Loeb Krinski,
Mehokekei Yehudah
(Bnei Braq: 1961, 5
vols.). An important supercommentary on Ibn Ezra. First
edition, Pietrkow-Vilna: 1907-1928.
Isaac Abarbanel,
Peirush al ha-Torah
(Jerusalem: 1964, 3
vols.). First edition, Venice: 1579.
Meir Loeb Malbim,
Otsar ha-peirushim: peirush Malbim al ha-
(Jerusalem: 1964, 2 vols.). First edition, Warsaw:
Baruch Epstein,
Humash Torah temimah
(Tel Aviv: 1956, 5
vols.). First edition, Vilna: 1904.
Yosef Patsanovski,
Pardes Yosef al ha-Torah
(New York:
1976, 3 vols.). First edition, Pietrkow-Lodz, 1931-1939.
Shmuel Burstein,
Shem mi-Shemuel
(Jerusalem: 1974, 8
vols.). First edition, Warsaw-Pietrkow: 1929-1934.
II. Other Areas
If we were to attempt to repeat for the other areas o f Torah
scholarship (e.g. Prophets-Writings and Commentaries; Midra-
shim; Mishnah and Tosefta and Commentaries; Talmud and
Commentaries; Responsa Literature; Liturgy; Jewish Thought;
and Miscellaneous) the same detailed analysis as provided above
in Section I — and it could easily be done —, this paper would
assume prodigious proportions indeed. Instead, we shall high­
light only some o f the more outstanding original contributions
since the Holocaust in the various areas. The reader can take for