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Lot #    24681
Auction End Date    9/22/2009 11:11:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Or le-Et Erev
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Messianic - Only Ed.] Moosa ben El-Hai
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    Ezriel
Publication Date    1928-29
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 130, [3]-60, 64, 40, 82 pp. octavo 175:130 mm., light age staining, uncut edges. A very good copy bound in the original paper wrappers, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   On the immanence of the coming of the Messiah, with the implication that the author is himself the Messiah by Moosa ben El-Hai. The title page states that it was brought to press by Dr. R. Moses ben Elijah Hagi Jacob called Moosa (Moses) ben El-Hai, that is, the author and published at the time of the dedication of the house (Psalms 30:1), which began but it shall come to pass, that at evening time there shall be light (Zechariah 14:7) which is the year Happy is he who waits, and reaches (Daniel 12:12) and was completed in the year until the decreed destruction is poured out on the desolator (Daniel 9:27), which is the year Zion shall be redeemed with judgment (Isaiah 1:27). The text is divided into shaarim, and has a lengthy Englishe introduction. As an example of Or le-Et Erev Moosa ben El-Hai writes, in the English introduction (p. 19), When tht writer saw the anxiety of his people, concerning the restraint of the rans, he appeared on the evening of the fast of Esther in the presence of the Sephardi Rabbis, headed by the Chief one and declared and promised that the Lord had filled his hand, and authorized him to bring such a quantity of rain that the streets of Jerusalem would be like rivers . . .
          
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Reference
Description
   BE alef 1198; CD-EPI 0149790
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Messianic
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica