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Lot #    19165
Auction End Date    11/13/2007 10:20:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Zkhor le-Miryam
Title (Hebrew)    זכור למרים
Author    [First Ed.] R. Israel Meir Ha-Kohen (Hafez Hayyim)
City    Piotrkow - Warsaw
Publisher    Follman - (Piment)
Publication Date    1925
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. 60 pp., octavo, 225:145 mm., usual age staining, several tears, bound in contemporary boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   First edition of this ethical work on evil speech by R. Israel Meir Ha-Kohen (Hafez Hayyim, 1838–1933) is one of the most saintly figures in modern Judaism. Of humble origin, he was taught until the age of ten by his parents and then went to Vilna where he continued his studies. His surname Poupko is hardly known to even those who revere him; he is always referred to as Hafez Hayyim after the Sefer Hafez Hayyim, his first book. Hafez Hayyim’s personality, piety, humility of conduct, integrity of thought and action, together with his books, exercised a tremendous influence on religious leaders, and fascinated the general Jewish public, to whom he became a much beloved leader and moral guide. Hundreds of sayings full of practical wisdom are attributed to him, and hundreds of stories both factual and legendary, all rich in morals, are reported about his life.
          
Paragraph 2    בו יבואר... במה להנצל מאיסור לשה"ר [לשון הרע] ושאר חלקי דיבור האסור, ולהזדרז לעשות תשובה ע"ז [על זה] החטא... ובחתימת הקונטרס הזכרתי התקנות שעשינו בענין הזה. חובר מאתי ישראל מאיר הכהן...

עמ' 60-38: קונטרס ליקוטי אמרים.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0140532
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Ethics
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica