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Bidding Information
Lot #    21315
Auction End Date    8/12/2008 11:46:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Sefer Kahal Hasidim
Title (Hebrew)    ספר קהל חסידים
Author    [Hasidim]
City    Warsaw
Publisher    A. Kahan
Publication Date    1927
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   160 p. 232:160 mm., light age staining. A good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   This Yiddish volume of Hasidic legends contains "stories of our Holy Rabbis...the Besht (Baal Shem Tov) and his students." The title page mentions that in addition a story about R. Moshe Isserles and the Maharsha [R. Samuel Eidels (1555–1631)] . On the verso of the title page is a listing of all those Rabbis who are mentioned in the book.

Another note on the title page mentions that there are also stories of Tannaim and Amoraim from the Talmud and from the Midrash.

          
Paragraph 2    ...עם סיפורי אנשי שם ...בעש"ט ...זיינע תלמידים ...רמ"א מהרש"א ...תנאים ואמוראים...
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Yiddish
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica