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Lot #    13803
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 1:05:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Reshimat haSeforim
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Unrecorded]R. Israel Meir Ha-Kohen (Hafez Hayyim)
City    Russia
Publication Date    1908
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Broadside, [2] pp., 280:185 mm., light age staining, creased on folds. Unrecorded - not in CD-EPI.
   Listing of titles by the Hafez Hayyim available for sale with prices for bound or unbound volumes. R. Israel Meir Ha-Kohen (Hafez Hayyim, 18381933) is one of the most saintly figures in modern Judaism. Of humble origin, he was taught until the age of ten by his parents and then went to Vilna where he continued his studies. His surname Poupko is hardly known to even those who revere him; he is always referred to as Hafez Hayyim after the Sefer Hafez Hayyim, his first book. Hafez Hayyims personality, piety, humility of conduct, integrity of thought and action, together with his books, exercised a tremendous influence on religious leaders, and fascinated the general Jewish public, to whom he became a much beloved leader and moral guide. Hundreds of sayings full of practical wisdom are attributed to him, and hundreds of stories both factual and legendary, all rich in morals, are reported about his life.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
History:    Checked
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Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
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