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Lot #    10500
Auction End Date    5/24/2005 11:02:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Imrei Emet
Title (Hebrew)    אמרי אמת
Author    [Hasidim - First Ed.] R. Eliakim Getz
City    Berdichev
Publisher    Hayyim Jacob Sheftel
Publication Date    1896
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 104 pp., 263:185 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed and split. Rare.
   Only edition of these homiles on the weekly parsha from a Hasidic perspective by R. Eliakim Getz ben Jacob Joseph. The title page begins with versified praise for the book, states that it is, “pure words” (Psalms 12:7); “they desire that God should be near” (Isaiah 58:2). There is a brief introduction from the author in which he explains how he named Imrei Emet, is a gematriot of R. Eliakim and his father’s names. The text follows, in two columns in rabbinic type, excepting headers and initial words, which are in square letters.

R. Eliakim Getz ben Jacob Joseph of Ostrog (d. 1894) was the Admor of thousands. He was the son-in-law of R. Hayyim Isaac Mianova. He succeeded his father as Admor in אורזישמשב. He subsequently served in several other locations. He was succeeded by his son, R. Jacob Joseph, son-in-law of R. Abraham Samuel of ברזנה.

Paragraph 2    על חמשה חומשי תורה ... מאת ... ר' אליקום געץ זצוקלל"ה ... מגיד מישרים דק"ק אורזישטשעב ... ודק"ק קאזען ... בן הרב ... יעקב יוסף ... מגיד מישרים דק"ק אורזישטשעב. הובא לבית הדפוס ע"י ... מו' יהודא, שו"ב דק"ק טאהאנטשע, בן הר"ר יחיאל מיכל ...

שני שערים. בשער: "הובא לבית הדפוס ע"י ... מו' יהודא שו"ב דק"ק טאהאנטשע בן הר"ר יחיאל מיכל מ"ץ דק"ק הנ"ל".

   BE alef 2052; Isaac Alfasi, Encyclopedia le-Hassidut col. 277; CD-EPI 0318566
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Bible:    Checked
Hasidic:    Checked
Kabbalah:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica