The author defines the content and purpose of his book in just a few lines:"It is a compendium of the four volumes of Shulchan Aruj, the laws that each individual must necessarily know, written in a simple and systematically arranged." In reference to its usefulness, he adds:"It is a good and useful composition, with the help of Gd, for those who, engaged in commerce, do not have time to engage in a conscientious study of Shulchan Aruch and his commentators. Here you will easily find what you are looking for." Moreover, "they will be able to educate young people to implant in their hearts the precepts of Gd from their childhood, so that in their old age they will not turn away from them."
To this day, it continues to be the decisive work in day - to - day conduct, and a subject of inescapable study for young people - in age or knowledge - in their first steps through the antechambers of Jewish law.
The Kitzur Shuljn Aruj is infaltable in the Jewish home, and its diffusion reached monumental proportions. In 1908, about 45 years after his first impression, the son - in - law of Rabbi Shlomo, Rabbi Gershon Wolf Banet, wrote that at that time there were between 400,000 and 500,000 copies of the Kitzur in the world (only about 250,000 copies were printed during the author's lifetime). copies). Since then, it was reprinted hundreds of times more, totaling millions of copies, something unprecedented for a rabbinic work besides the Torah itself.
|Author:||Rabbi Shlomo Ganzfried|
|Size:||6.3" x 9.3"|
|Imprint:||Alef To Tav|
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