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Lot #    13085
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 11:36:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Akedah
Title (Hebrew)    עקדה
Author    [Liturgy] R. Judah Abbas
City    Dar Labizia (Casablanca)
Publisher    Moise Bouskila
Publication Date    c. 1945
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Broadside, 180:208 mm., light age staining, creased, split on folds.
          
Detailed
Description
   Liturgigal poem for recitation on Rosh haShanah prior to the sounding of the shofar (ram's horn). Akedah (binding (of Isaac), the Pentateuchal narrative (Gen. 22:1–19) describing G-d's command to Abraham to offer Isaac, the son of his old age, as a sacrifice. Obedient to the command, Abraham takes Isaac to the place of sacrifice and binds him (va-ya'akod, Gen. 22:9, a word found nowhere else in the Bible in the active, conjugative form) on the altar. The angel of the L-rd then bids Abraham to stay his hand and a ram is offered in Isaac's stead. The Akedah became in Jewish thought the supreme example of self-sacrifice in obedience to G-d's will and the symbol of Jewish martyrdom throughout the ages.
          
Paragraph 2    ... [פיוט מאת ר' יהודה ב"ר שמואל עבאס, פותח:] עת שערי רצון להפתח. יום אהיה כפי לאל שוטח...

פיוט הנאמר בראש השנה לפני תקיעת שופר. לא מנוקד. נדפס על נייר כתום.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0314406; EJ
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Morocco
  
Subject
  
Kabbalah:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica
  
Posters:    Checked