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Lot #    26807
Auction End Date    6/15/2010 10:26:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Berit Shalom
Title (Hebrew)    ברית שלום
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Shalom Daniel Judah ben Moses Kohen
City    Djerba
Publisher    David Aydan
Publication Date    1935
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [4], 32 ff. octavo 210:145 mm., usual light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Ethical and halakhic work reflecting the customs of the Jews of Djerba by R. Shalom Daniel Judah ben Moses Kohen (1835-1925). The title page describes Berit Shalom as being ethics and denim in the order of the Shulhan Arukh Orah Hayyim in a clear and easy language in order to be of maximum benefit. It was brought to press by the author’s grandson who describes R. Shalom Daniel the book as the work of a righteous man “the son of a brave man,of Kabzeel” (II Samuel 23:20). He adds that he hopes Berit Shalom will “find favor and good understanding in the sight of God and man” (Proverbs 3:4) for the lips of the righteous speak from the grave. There is an approbation from R. Joseph Bokhritz , R. David ha-Kohen Jonathon, R. Maclif Aydan, and R. Rahamim Havitah ha-Kohen, all of Djerba. The text covers such subjects as Yesod ha-Torah, rising in the morning, netillat yadayim, morning blessings, zizit, sefer Torah, synagogue, Minhah, Shabbat, Rosh Hodesh, festivals, teshuvah, defeating the yetzer ha-ra, reproof, and concludes with the order of pidyon ha-ben. There are insights from the Zohar and cautions such as if one kisses a child wearing soiled garments one should not kiss a Sefer Torah. An unusual and interesting halakhic work.
          
Paragraph 2    ... מוסרים ודינים על סדר... ארח חיים... פעלת... אבי... ר' שלום הכהן זצוק"ל... משה הכהן...

דף [4]: שלום ירושלם; מאמר מכיל הרבה מחקי העליה לארץ ישראל... "ברית שלום" ליורה דעה וחושן משפט נדפס בספר חוט המשולש, גרבה תשי"ז. הסכמת רבני ג'רבה: ר' יוסף בוכ'ריץ, ר' דוד הכהן יהונתן, ר' מכ'לוף עידאן ור' [רחמים חי] חויתה ב"ר חנינא הכהן, ג אדר-א תרצ"ה.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0140839
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Tunis
  
Subject
Halacha:    Checked
Other:    Ethics
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica