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Lot #    13857
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 1:31:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Ketuvim Aharonim with autograph signature
Title (Hebrew)    ' ' .
Author    [Hasidim -The R. Jehiel Judah Taub of Rozdol Copy]
City    Warsaw
Publisher    Lewin-Epstein
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   158 pp., 187:125 mm., usual age stainingm stamps, old hands. A good copy bound in modern cloth over boards.
Paragraph 1    R. Jehiel Judah Taub of Rozdol copy.
   Books of Hasmoneanm Judith, Shoshnah, Ben Sirah, and others with autograph signature of R. Jehiel Judah Taub of Rozdol. R. Taub (1887-1937), belonged to the Calov Hassidic dynasty. He was born in Linsk to Pinhas Hayyim, rabbi of Rozdol. He married Barachah Frieda, daughter of R. Moses David Ashkenazi of Stanislav. During his fathers lifetime R. Taub settled in Marghita in Transylvania, serving as rabbi there. Upon his fathers death, R. Taub, in accordance with his fathers will, succeeded him as rebbe in Rozdol. However, he rseded there for a short time only, becoming ill and passing away at the age of fifty in Grosswardein. He was buried in Marghita. R. Taub was known for his greatness in Torah and intensity in prayer. He wrote Lev he-Semeah ha-Hadash (Arad, 1936), as well as leaving over many works in manuscript, many ready for publication. His eldest son, R. Hanokh Heinokh Dov died at a young age in 1935. Two other sons perished in the Holocaust. Another son, R. Menahem Mendel Taub, admor from Calov, resides in Benei Brak, as do his daughters.
   Alfasi, Encyc. Of Hasidut, p. 203; Rabinoweicz, Encyc. of Hasidism pp. 481-82
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Bible:    Checked
Autographed:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica