9 Volumes Torah Shleimah Menachem Mendel Kasher On The Chumash Bible תורה שלמה

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This is for 9 assorted volumes outlined below. Mix of large and small format. Each volume has in the back what he called Miluim, which are very important treatises on different topics, presumably connected to the portion of the respective volume. The Yisro volume has what I see are his formulations regarding 60,000 people in regards to constituting a public demain. I am assuming that it at least has ramifications or sheds light on his controversial N.Y. Eiruv ruling contravening R' Moses Feinstein's ruling, at the most it is the full opinion, I'm not sure. Thank You. תורה שלמה מנחם מנדל כשר I currently have the following in stock: They were printed in 2 sizes, one slightly smaller then the other. Large Format: Bereishis Has liquid paper on blank area on one of the first pages. Vayeishev/Mikeitz Shemos Vaeira Yisro Tzav/Shmini Small Format: Vayeira Chayei-Sarah/Toldos Vayeishev/Mikeitz Vayigash/Vayichi Menachem Mendel Kasher (Hebrew: מנחם מנדל כשר‎‎; March 7, 1895 – November 3, 1983) was a Polish-born Israeli rabbi and prolific author who authored an encyclopedic work on the Torah entitled Torah Sheleimah.Kasher's major work, Torah Sheleimah ("The Complete Torah"), is divided into two parts. The first part is the encyclopedia, the first work to publish all of the Written Law (the Pentateuch) and the Oral Teachings (Talmud and Midrashim) side by side. Kasher published from manuscript form several previously unknown midrashic works such as the Midrash Teiman. The latter part consists of the extensive annotations and addendum in which he uses his awareness of variant texts as well as his almost encyclopedic knowledge in all Jewish works to clarify many obscure points in the Talmud and the Rambam's commentary. The first volume of Torah Sheleimah was published in Jerusalem in 1927 and included 352 entries to the first chapter of Bereishit. The 38th volume was still published in his lifetime (1983) and included Parshat Beha'alotcha.The 39th volume was published posthumously by his son-in-law Dr. Rabbi Aaron Greenbaum and includes a short biography. The 40th volume includes an expanded biography and full list of his works. To date, 45 volumes have been printed covering the first 4 chumashim (books of the Pentateuch). Kasher was born in 1895 in Warsaw, Poland (then part of the Russian Empire). His father was Rabbi Yitzhak Peretz. At the age of 19, he edited the periodical Degel Ha'Torah, the mouthpiece of the Polish branch of Agudath Israel.In 1924, in response to a call from the Ger Rebbe, Rabbi Avraham Mordechai Alter, Kasher moved to Jerusalem, in Mandate Palestine, to establish the Sfas Emes Yeshiva in honour of the Rebbe's father, Yehudah Aryeh Leib Alter. He subsequently served as the rosh yeshiva of the yeshiva for its first two years. He later helped bring the Rebbe to Palestine about six months after the outbreak of World War II. He was the driving force behind the 25-volume Torah journal "Noam", and wrote many of the articles. His son Moshe edited its 25 volumes which appeared between 1958 and 1984. Another work, Gemara Shelemah, which was to have discussed and compared variant texts of the Talmud, was never completed save for Tractate Pesachim. He permitted an eruv in Manhattan (contrary to the ruling of Rabbi Moshe Feinstein). He formulated a halakhic stance on the International Dateline in Jewish law. He argued against the "Lieberman clause" as a solution to problem of agunahs. In response to the establishment of the State of Israel, he advocated the drinking a 5th cup at the Passover Seder. His request to the Chief Rabbinate that it be officially instituted was dismissed. In 1963, Rabbi Kasher was awarded the Israel Prize in Rabbinical literature. He was also awarded an honorary doctorate from Yeshiva University. Smart-phone users, click top right menu of phone, select 'request desktop site'. After the item reloads in desktop view, tap on main picture, it will open in spectacular viewing quality with zoom, enabling you to actually read the words on the pages and see tiny details. Tap side arrows to see next picture. We accept all payment methods which are shown on this site as capable of accepting, including Paypal, payment via personal check or MO can be arranged via messaging me, website permitting. This listing has pictures of the actual book or books being sold, no stock-photos or photos of similar items, I took a complete set of new pictures especially for this listing and I have carefully described the condition of this specific item that you are looking at. Thank You.