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Meshech Chochma on the Torah, by the Gaon Rabbi Meir Simcha Hacohen of Dvinsk. Riga, . First edition. Pedigreed copy.
Meshech Chochma, elucidations, Drushim and innovations on Chamisha Chumshei Torah, by the Gaon Rabbi Meir Simcha Hacohen of Dvinsk. Eli Levin Press, Riga, .
217 leaves. Stamp of Rabbi Yisroel Weltz and an ownership notation "I the undersigned have sold to Rabbi Pinchas Eliasberg, the fourth of Tevet, Binyomin Ze’ev Levinsohn".
The Tzaddik Gaon Rabbi Yisroel Weltz Av Beis Din of Budapest [1887-1974] a disciple of the author of Yalkus Sofer and author of the Da’as Sofer the holy Gaon Rabbi Akiva Sofer of Pressburg. After World War I, he became the Rav of Pest, a section of Budapest, where he established a yeshiva and became one of the greatest rabbis of Hungary. After the Holocaust, during which he hid in the house of the holy Gaon Rabbi Yissachar Shlomo Teichtel, he immigrated to Jerusalem, living in the housing project of the rabbis and became one of the revered rabbis in Israel.
Rabbi Pinchas Eliasberg (ca. 1883-1944) the son of one of the managers of the yeshiva of the Mir community, Rabbi Yehoshua Heschel. Rabbi Pinchas served as Rav in Amtzislev, Russia. In 1932, he received a letter appointing him Rav of an American community and managed to obtain a visa to Latvia for his wife and six children, to wait there for the visa to the USA. After leaving Russia, he was delayed in Riga where he perished during the Holocaust. Author of Encyclopedia Ivrit Shlemah, Pninei VeOtiyot HaTorah VeHaTalmud and Igrot Torah.
Worn binding. Detached title-cover. Minor stains. Good condition.
Measurement: 26 CM