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Bidding Information
Lot #    20171
Auction End Date    4/1/2008 10:19:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Le-Bar Mitzvah
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Binding] R. Leib ben Moses Hazazan
City    Tel Aviv
Publisher    J. Chachik - Bezalel
Publication Date    1942
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. 162 pp. & 5 pp. of illustrations. octavo 217:140 mm., wide margins, usual light age staining. very good copy bound in contemporary leather boards with copperplate insert on front panel, rubbed and starting.
          
Detailed
Description
   Only edition of this multi-faceted book on Judaism for the bar mitzvah boy by R. Leib ben Moses Hazazan. Among the contents are Judaism, Orah Hayyim, festivals, moral values, Shabbat, zemirot, biblical stories and personalities, Jewish history, the Jewish communities of Poland, Zionism and Erez Israel, Jewish literature and verse, and material directly pertaining to the bar mitzvah. There are pages of illustrations, one with two famous paintings, that of Isadore Kaufman showing a rebbe testing a Hasidic by and below it a painting from A. Bendemin of al Naharot Bavel. Another page has an photograph of Stark Avivi portrayal of a Yemenite teacher and student. Two facing pages have four illustrations of a copper plate of Passover seder of Portuguese Jews in Amsterdam, the menorah of the Baal Shem Tov, putting on teffilin in the kibbutz Rodges, and a painting by the renowned artist M. Oppenheim of a Heder in Germany.

Leib ben Moses Hazazan (1891-1961) was also the author of Dirah al ha-gag (Jerusalem, 1958), Dor le-dor (Tel Aviv, 1966), Emunah (1949), ha-Herev veha-yated: mahazeh be-hamesh maarakhot (Tel Aviv, 1964), Ki-khelot ha-kol: temunot meha-metsi'ut umeha-dimyon (Tel Aviv, 1967), Sefer ha-tsaar (Tel Aviv, c. 1960)

          
Reference
Description
   BE lamed 135; CD-EPI 0133543
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
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Subject
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Characteristic
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Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica