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Sivitz, Mose Sim'on.

Published by Jerusalem; S. Zuckerman [1913], 1913
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Later boards. 8vo. [46] pages. 25 cm. First edition. First Issue. The Book Mashbiach. By Moses Simeon Sivitz, Rabbi in Pittsburgh. Commentary on the Jerusalem Talmud. Volume 1. Published in Jerusalem by Samuel Halevi Zuckerman in 5673 [1913]. The second volume was later published by Moinester in St Louis in 1918, and a reprint of volume one was issued by Moinester in 1920. (Goldman 625) . A commentary on the Jerusalem Talmud entitled Masbiah al Yerushalmi (2 volumes, 1913, 1918) . Moshe Sivitz (18551936) , "U. S. Rabbi. Born in Zhitovian in the Kovno District of Lithuania, he went to study at Rabbi Isaac Horowitz's Yeshiva before returning to Zhitovian and studying with Rabbi Solomon Horowitz, after which he studied in Telz. He was ordained by Rabbi Eliezer Gordon of Telz and by Rabbi Isaac Elhanan Spektor. He continued his studies in Kovno and became a rabbi at about the age of 30, in Pikelen, Lithuania. He immigrated to the United States a year later and then accepted an offer to become rabbi of the Russian Shul in Baltimore. Within two years he moved to Pittsburgh to serve as rabbi of Bnai Israel and later of Kahal Yereim. He became a major figure in Pittsburgh Jewry, working with the larger community to build a community Jewish hospital, Montefiore. He opened the Crawford Street Talmud Torah, a school that was available to all members of the community. " EJ 2008. Subjects: Talmud Yerushalmi Commentaries. OCLC lists 16 copies. Bound in later boards over original orange printed wraps. Light soiling to outer edges, wear to later boards, lightly bumped lower edge, otherwise fresh. Good + condition. (SPEC-40-11) SPEC6, HEB3. (JA) rab9. Bookseller Inventory # 33529

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Publisher: Jerusalem; S. Zuckerman [1913]

Publication Date: 1913

Binding: Hardcover

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