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Shvil haZahav, R. Baruch Cohen, New York 1903

שביל הזהב - Only Edition - Inscribed Copy

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  • Lot Number 53958
  • Title (English) Shvil haZahav
  • Title (Hebrew) שביל הזהב
  • Note Only Edition - Inscribed Copy
  • Author R. Baruch Cohen
  • City New York
  • Publication Date 1903
  • Estimated Price - Low 200
  • Estimated Price - High 500

  • Item # 2496874
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Physical Description

Only edition. [8], 84 pp., 216:135 mm., usual age staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound in modern cloth over boards.

Inscribed by the Author in ink on title.
 

Detail Description

Homiletics by R. Baruch b. Meir Shalom Cohen (1861-1931). He was born in Raseiniai, Lithuania and educated by his father and a local rabbi. In 5627 [1867] he moved with his family to Branks, where his father was appointed the rabbi a few years later. He entered the yeshiva in Volozhin in 5643 [1883], but his studies were interrupted by his marriage. He moved to Daugavpils in 5648 [1888] and was ordained by his uncle, R. Moses Joel haKohen Gurion. After an unsuccessful foray into commerce, he continued his studies was ordained by R. Elijah Feinstein. R. Cohen immigrated to America in 1900. At first an assistant to R. Jacob Joseph, he became disgusted with the rabbinate in America and in 1902 he became the kashruth supervisor for the Zion Wurst factory. This profession was not endearing to him either, especially after a protracted dispute with the owners. He later served as the rabbi of Anshei Kalvarier (Sons of Israel/B'nai Israel) in Harlem. R. Cohen was a member of the Board of Orthodox Rabbis.

 

Hebrew Description

יכיל דרושים... להישיר דרך שיבור לו האדם, ויבאר מקראי קדש ואמרות חכמינו ... מאת ברוך הכהן <קאהן> מבריינסק...

 

Reference Description

CD-NLI 0140318; HPA 718