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Lot #    24722
Auction End Date    9/22/2009 11:31:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Haveret Orah Hayyim
Title (Hebrew)    חברת אורח חיים
Author    [Unrecorded]
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    Y. A. Weiss
Publication Date    1923
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   19 pp. 16 mo. 115:75 mm., light age and damp staining, minor worming in margin, some text effected. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed and taped.
Paragraph 1    Unrecorded miniature liturgical work on the order of the morning blessings and bakashot for the ashmorot ha-boker. Pages 2-5 are the actual blessings said as the initial part of morning prayers, followed by the bekashot (supplications) to be recited afterwards by members of this group.
   Mishmarot And Ma'amadot were originally the priestly and levitical divisions in the Temple. It became the practice in the sixteenth and seventeenth century, particularly in Italy among Italian and Levantine Jews, for mystically inclined groups to form to recite supplicatory prayers to be said in the morning. These prayers, similar to Tikkun Hazzot, are comprised of prayers in both prose and verse. They are for both daily and festival use. An important arrangement of Seder Ashmorot ha-Boker was arranged by R. Aaron Berechiah ben Moses ben Nehemia of Modena (d. 1639), who also compiled Ma'avar Yabbok on the laws, and customs dealing with the ill and with mourning.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Italy:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica