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Berachiah Mayerovitz. Magen Avoth: The Shield of ...

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Berachiah Mayerovitz. Magen Avoth: The Shield of the Fathers. A Commentary on the Ethics of the Fathers.
Hebrew and English on facing pages. Two title-pages. pp. (4), vii, 147, (1). Ex-library, some staining, small marginal tear at lower corner of first title not affecting text. Modern boards. 8vo. Goldman, Hebrew Printing in America 697.

M. P. Ginzberg, Chicago: 1895.

A disciple of R. Isaac Elchanan of Kovno, the author was rabbi of Kansas City, later serving as rabbi in Toledo and Atlanta. He records here that he translated this work into English "for the particular benefit of our young people born or raised in the United States… (and so) enable the youth to admire and value our Torah and sages."