[Book List]  

PLEASE NOTE: All bidding for the auction currently underway
at our new website at www.virtualjudaica.com/

Bidding Information
Lot #    12523
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 11:28:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Shulhan Arukh, Orah Hayyim
Title (Hebrew)    שלחן ערוך אורח חיים
Author    [Ms.] Abraham B. ?, Scribe
City    [Yemen]
Publication Date    c. 1850
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [252] ff., 230:158 mm., ink on heavy paper, light age and use staining, corners rounded as usual, text in neat Yeminite block letters, with the Remah's additions in smaller letters, a beautiful ms. loose in contemporary leather boards, rubbed.
   The text with the additions of R. Moses Isserles, Be'er Ha'golah, and an index. For hundreds of years the Yemenite Jewish communities followed their traditional ways of secular and religious life, not being influenced by external trends and currents. Some customs in the Yemenite prayer rites go back to the prayer book of R. Saadiah Ga'on. From the 16th century on the Kabbalah and especially later its Lurianic school and system found its way to Yemen and influenced Jewish literary production in the areas of commentaries to the Bible, prayers, and liturgic poetry. All of this rich history is reflected in this work.
Associated Images
2 Images (Click thumbnail to view full size image):
  Order   Image   Caption
  1   Click to view full size  
  2   Click to view full size  
Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Other:    Yemen
Halacha:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica