Articles in Category: Aryeh ben Judah Leib

A Mohel’s Siddur
by Aryeh ben Judah Leib

Written on July 19, 2010

Tobias (detail) copied and illuminated by Aryeh ben Judah Leib of Trebitsch Courtesy The Braginsky Collection

Imagine you are a mohel and, thank God, business is booming.  It’s a good living and you even have time to sit and learn in between the jobs that seem to crop up at least once a week.  Also you do a bit of doctoring and tutoring a few children in heder.  You think, “perhaps I should have a siddur to replace my father’s worn-out printed volume that he got from his father and then from his father…oh so many years ago.