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Lot #    32381
Auction End Date    12/20/2011 11:27:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    'Tfiloh' Special Prayers
Title (Hebrew)    תפלה צו בעטען אין דער יעצטיגע מלחמה צייט
Author    [Only Ed. - Liturgy - WWII]
City    [New York]
Publisher    Chakover Grand Rabbi J. Halberstam
Publication Date    1943
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 10, [2] pp., 218:140 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original paper wrappers. Variant copy.
   A booklet in English, Hebrew and Yiddish containing "special prayers to be recited in the present war-time for victory". It has title pages in both English and Yiddish, and an introduction entitled "Letter from the Chakover Grand Rabbi concerning the Tfiloh" signed by R.J. Halberstam.

The English introduction states: "These prayers should be said every day by the soldier or a relative (i.e. a father, mother, wife, child, bride, mother-in-law, etc) or a friend."

R. Yaakov Halberstam (d.1967) was known as the Chakava Rebbe. He was a scion of the Sanz dynasty and he founded the Divrei Hayyim Yeshiva in Jerusalem.

Paragraph 2    צו בעקומען ביי דעם גבאי פון טשאקאווער רבי'ן [ר' יעקב האלברשטאם] שליט"א... ניו יורק.

שערי-מעטפת. השערים נדפסו בדיו כחולה. ביידיש ובאנגלית.

   CD-EPI 0310624
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
History:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Yiddish, English
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica