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Lot #    18329
Auction End Date    7/10/2007 10:02:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Document signed by the Darkei ha-Emunah
Title (Hebrew)    מכתב מבמ'ס דרכי האמונה
Author    [Ms. - Hasidim] R. Joseph David ha-Kohen of Jassy
City    Jassy
Publication Date    1820
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 256:187 mm., light age staining, ing on paper neat Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
   Bet Din decree affirming the disposition of an estate signed by R. Joseph David ha-Kohen of Jassy (c.1750-1828), rabbi of Jassy. He was born in Galicia and studied with R. Mehullem Feivish Heller of Zabrze. He served as rabbi of Tysmenitsa, followed by Zavalov, and finally Jassy. A pious and erudite scholar he wrote Darkei ha-Emunah (Jassy 1857), kabbalistic and hasidic work on the Pentateuch which carries approbations of many important rabbis. The work, Darkei ha-Emunah, is one of the books many Hasidim keep in their homes to guard against evil. This document carries the author's signature!
   Wedner, Galicia, v.3, pp. 302-303
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Hasidic:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica