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Lehem she’arim, R. Jehiel Michael Borenstein, Jerusalem 1908

לחם שערים - Only Edition - A gift from the Author's widow

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  • Title (English) Lehem she’arim
  • Title (Hebrew) לחם שערים
  • Note Only Edition - A gift from the Author's widow
  • Author R. Jehiel Michael ben Zerah Borenstein
  • City Jerusalem
  • Publisher דפוס שעהנבוים-ווייס
  • Publication Date 1908
  • Estimated Price - Low 200
  • Estimated Price - High 500

  • Item # 1819153
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Physical Description

Only edition, folio, 69 ff. 285:215 mm., wide margins, age staining. A good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.

Inscribed on title: A gift from the Author's widow to...


Detail Description

Only edition of these responsa on all four parts of the Shulhan Arukh by R. Yeḥiʼel Mikhal ben Zeraḥ Borenstein. The title-page informs that R. Jehiel Michael was av bet din of Trostina. The verso of the title-page has R. Jehiel’s introduction in which he informs that the first letter of each word of the title forms an acrostic the phrase to know that the wisdom of queries that are responded to and then the initials of the authors name. Next are approbations from two of the leading rabbis of the generation, R. Hayyim Berlin and R. Hayyim Sonenfeld, both of whom mention R. Abraham Elijah, the author’s son who brought the book to press, followed by a kabbalistic depiction of a menorah and above it five five depictions of scenes from the bet ha-Mikdash. There is a listing of the responsa, ninety-three in all, followed by the text.


Hebrew Description

 שאלות ותשובות מאת ... מהור"ר יחיאל מיכל בהרב ר’ זרח זצ"ל אבדק"ק טרעסטינא ...

דף [3, ב]: בכדי שלא להוציא הנייר חלק הצגתי פה קצת חדוש מחידושי ... ממני אברהם אליהו בן הגאון המחבר זלל"ה.



Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000121925; BE lamed 344