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Secher Chaim title page, Portland, 1913

Contributed by Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh

Rabbi Chaim Nasan Shohet, a distinguished Talmudic scholar, was the rabbi at Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh in Portland until 1916.

The Secher Chaim is a "responsa" in which a rabbi puts forward religious questions, then writes answers based on a wide range of sources of Jewish texts.

The cover is in Yiddish. The English portion reads: "Secher Chaim, By Rabbi H.N. Shohet, Portland, Maine, Published by the Author, Second Edition, 1913."

Other Information

  • Title: Secher Chaim title page, Portland, 1913
  • Creator: Shohet, Chaim Nasan
  • Creation Date: 1913
  • Subject Date: 1913
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Object Type: Text

For more information about this item, contact:

Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh
76 Noyes St., Portland, ME 04103
(207) 773-0693

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