Tel Aviv: Pe'er, n/d. Hardcover. 5 volumes, according to the 5 Books of Moses:
1. Bereshit [Genesis]
2. Shemot [Exodus]
3. Va'yikrah [Leviticus]
4. Bamidbar [Numbers]
5. Devarim [Deuteronomy]
Pagination in Hebrew lettering. Green cloth with gilt lettering to cover and spine in original paper djs. Hebrew translation of the originally in Yiddish published acclaimed commentary on the Hebrew Bible (see below). Compiled and edited by the late Rabbi Alexander Zusia Friedman, known for his encyclopedic knowledge of hundreds of Rabbinic commentaries and Chassidic sayings pertaining to the Torah and the Haftarot. Rabbi Friedman was endowed with a rare understanding of the deeper meaning of Torah and with discernment that enabled him to select those gems of Rabbinic and chassidic lore that would most appeal to the Jewish reader. Rabbi Alexander Zusia Friedman was one of the luminaries who led Orthodox Jewry in Poland during the era between the two World Wars. Among his credits are Secretary-general of the Agudath Israel movement in Poland, an eloquent orator, forceful writer and inspiring teacher.
Minor tears to djs, not affecting text. Browning to djs and pages, not affecting text. Owners' signatures to inside of front boards. In Hebrew. In very good condition. vg. Item #16066
Originally published in Yiddish in 1937. When it was first published, Ma’ayanah shel Torah found immediate acclaim in Jewish communities throughout Europe. That popularity has not waned with the passing decades. Ma’ayanah shel Torah is famous for its ability to offer its readers a sharp and pertinent insight.