Meorei Esh, R. Solomon Zalman Auerbach, Jerusalem 1935 (48668)

מאורי אש - First Edition - Inscribed

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Lot Number: 48668
Title (English): Meorei Esh
Title (Hebrew): מאורי אש
Note: First Edition - Inscribed
Author: R. Solomon Zalman Auerbach
City: Jerusalem
Publisher: (דפוס סלומון)
Publication Date: 1935
Estimated Price: $500.00 USD - $1,000.00 USD
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Physical Description

First edition, [9], 212 pp, quarto, 240:165 mm, light age staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound in the original boards, rubbed.

Insxribed by the Author on title, includes the oft lacking R. Hayyim Ozer approbation.

 

Detail Description

Meorei Esh, on the use of electricty on the Sabbath, by R. Solomon Zalman b. Hayyim Judah Leib Auerbach (1910-1995) was born in the Shaarei Chessed neighborhood of Jerusalem founded by his maternal grandfather, R. Solomon Zalman Porush, after whom he was named. As a teenager he attended the Ez Chaim Yeshiva in Jerusalem. Following his marriage he studied under R. Zvi Pesah Frank at Kollel Kerem Zion which focused on the laws of the Land of Israel. His first major published work, Meorei Esh, was the first ever written on the subject of using electricity on Shabbat. The work was endorsed by R. Chaim Ozer Grodzinski who read it and declared: "Or chadash al Tziyon ta'ir" — "A new light will shine upon Zion" — a quote from the daily morning prayers. He became the pre-eminent Halachic decisor of his time in Israel, respected by all streams of Orthodox Judaism. He was unique in his approach to Halacha through thought experiments. Renowned for his lucid classes as Rosh Yeshiva, his thousands of students continue to influence the Torah world today. An estimated 300,000 - 500,000 people attended his funeral in 1995.

 

Hebrew Description

 כולל חקרי הלכות חדושים ובאורים בענינים שונים הנוגעים לענין מאור האלקטריא בשבת ויו"ט, מאת שלמה זלמן אויערבאך בן הרב ... חיים יהודא ליב אויערבאך ...

שני שערים. השער השני מפורט יותר.

עמ’ 208-203: חידושי אבי המחבר, בשם "מילי דאבא".

יש טפסים בהם נוספה הסכמתו של ר’ חיים עוזר גרודזנסקי. כפי הנראה הגיע ההסכמה אחרי סיום הדפסת הספר.

 

Reference

Wikipedia; Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000120210