SEFER MATEH YEHUDAH (PARTS 1-6 COMPLETE)
New York, 1920-21. Item #37624
1st edition. 8vo. Loosely bound in period boards. 407 pages. 23 cm. In Hebrew. Goldman 839. Title translates to “The Book of the Staff of Judah” Published in 6 parts. Sermons on the weekly Torah portion. R. Judah Leib Lazarov (1875-1939) was born in Kovno Province, Russia and studied in Jewish centers such as Telz, Mir, Volozhin and Radun. Prior to moving to the United States in 1898 where his career as a teacher flourished, he worked as a preacher in Lithuania. He was renowned for his scholarship and instrumental role in founding Hebrew schools. Lazarov took pains not to refer to himself as a Rov, i. E. , capable of making halakhic decisions, and insisted his role was simply that of a preacher. SUBJECTS(S) Jewish Sermons, Bible. OCLC lists 9 copies worldwide. Flaking and edgewear. Otherwise Good condition. (AMR-50-8A).