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Lot #    17031
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 12:15:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Mahzor
Title (Hebrew)    מחזור חלק שני יום הכפורים
Author    [Habad - Liturgy - Unrecorded]
City    Vilna (Vilnius)
Publisher    Rosenkrantz, et. al.
Publication Date    1907
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [2 titles] ff., [7]-126, [2], 24, [6] pp., 87, [2], 89-149 ff., 214:144 mm., usual age staining, rears to many pp. occasionally affecting text, may be lacking 1 or 2 ff. after titles, bound in contemporary boards. Unrecorded in CD-EPI.
          
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Description
   Liturgy for Yom Kippur with Yiddish translation and commentaries. R. Shneur Zalman of Liady (1745–1813), the founder of Habad Hasidism. He was according to family traditions born in Liozna, Belorussia, on the 18th of Elul. After his marriage in 1760 he devoted himself to Torah study. Concluding that he knew "a little about learning, but nothing about prayer" in 1764 he decided to learn about Hasidism from R. Dov Baer the Maggid of Mezhirech, leader of the Hasidic movement. In Mezhirech he became one of the inner circle of the Maggid's pupils. Although he was one of the youngest pupils, the Maggid had a high opinion of him, and in 1770 delegated to him the task of composing a new and up-to-date Shulhan Arukh. R. Shneur Zalman worked on this book for many years, but published only small parts of it. About one-third was printed posthumously (the rest had been destroyed by fire) and is known as the "Shulhan Arukh of the Rav" (1814). Though not a chasidic work, it represents - as the Maggid had intended - a great halakhic achievement. It evidences R. Shneur Zalman's superb Hebrew style, his ability to provide lucid explanation, and profundity without complexity. It became an authoritative halakhic source among observant Jews.
          
Paragraph 2    מיט לקוטי יקרים, מצות השם, משלי יהודא (מיט פיר אונ פערציג מעלות אונ הוספות... אלע... מיט עברי טייטש... יעצט האבין מיר צוא גיגעבין נייע צעהען מעלות... אויסער דיא האבין מיר מוסיף גיווען נאך ביז זיבעציג נייע מעלות... דפוס א"צ ראזענקראנץ ז"ל ומ"מ שריפטזעטצער ז"ל,

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Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
  
Kabbalah:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew, Yiddish
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica