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Lot #    13964
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 10:13:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Hasidic novellae by R. Jacob Landau of Jasow
Title (Hebrew)    חיבור מהאדמו'ר מיעזוב זצ'ל
Author    [Ms. - Hasidim]
City    Jasow
Publication Date    c. 1850
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [67] ff., 233:181 mm., light age staining, some worming affecting single letters, ink on paper, neat Ashkenazic script.
   Hasidic homilies, many unpublished by the Rebbe of Jasow, R. Jacob Landau (1834–1894). R. Jacob Landau (1834–1894) was raised by his father R. Abraham Landau of Tsekhanov ("Czechanower "; 1789–1875), hasidic zaddik of Poland. He married the daughter of R. Aaron of Biala, who supported him for many years. R. Jacob, like his elder brother, was a disciple of R. Menahem Mendel of Kotsk and after his passing, R. Isaac Meir of Gur. In 1891, when his father passed on he became a disciple of his brother, 27 years his senior, R. Zev of Strikov. Fulfilling his love for Erez Israel, he first travelled there in 1890 with the intent of living there the rest of his life, unfortunately, health forced him to return home to Poland. In 1893 he made his second attempt, it likewise was short lived due to failing health. He returned to Warsaw for treatment of his illness, and passed on there in 1896. Apart from small portions of his homilies printed in his father's work, Hesed leAvrohom, his works remain in manuscript. Among them, commentary to the Torah, novellae on Talmud, a pamphlet Emet leYakov on the 14 attributes of trust in the Rosh on Tractate Gittin, and notes on the Sefer ha-Arukh.
   Rafael, Enc. Le-Hasidut, v.2, col 239-240; Alfasi p. 450
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Hasidic:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Other:    Book
Kind of Judaica