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Lot #    20182
Auction End Date    4/1/2008 10:24:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Seder ha-Tephilla
Title (Hebrew)    סדר התפלה עפ'י נוסח האר'י ז'ל
Author    [Habad - Liturgy] R. Shneur Zalman of Liady
City    Warsaw
Publisher    Nathan Schriftgisser
Publication Date    1886
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [4], 237, [1]; 233 ff., mispaginated, 222:144 mm., usual age staining, wide margins, old hands. A very good copy bound in contemporary half leather and cloth over boards, rubbed.
          
Paragraph 1    The copy of noted Talmudic scholar R. Zev Wolf haLevi Tyrnauer (d. 1960), rabbi of Shatz (Suceava) and author of Tal Orot (Jerusalem 1955-58) and by decent his son, R. Joseph haLevi Tyrnauer.
          
Detailed
Description
   Liturgies for the entire year following the Habad Rite with the Ba'al ha-Tanya's Kabbalistic commentary. R. Shneur Zalman of Liady (1745–1813), the founder of Habad Hasidim was according to family traditions born in Liozna, Belorussia, on the 18th of Elul. After his marriage in 1760 he devoted himself to Torah study. Concluding that he knew "a little about learning, but nothing about prayer" in 1764 he decided to learn about Hasidism from R. Dov Baer the Maggid of Mezhirech, leader of the Hasidic movement. In Mezhirech he became one of the inner circle of the Maggid's pupils. Although he was one of the youngest pupils, the Maggid had a high opinion of him, and in 1770 delegated to him the task of composing a new and up-to-date Shulhan Arukh. R. Shneur Zalman worked on this book for many years, but published only small parts of it. About one-third was printed posthumously (the rest had been destroyed by fire) and is known as the "Shulhan Arukh of the Rav" (1814). Though not a chasidic work, it represents - as the Maggid had intended - a great halakhic achievement. It evidences R. Shneur Zalman's superb Hebrew style, his ability to provide lucid explanation, and profundity without complexity. It became an authoritative halakhic source among observant Jews.
          
Paragraph 2    עפ"י נוסח האר"י... כפי אשר נדפס מכבר, עם פי' המלות על פסד"ז [פסוקי דזמרה], וכללות כונת עניני ציצית ותפילין ותפלה וק"ש ובהמ"ז [וקריאת שמע וברכת המזון] וחתונה ומילה. משוכלל ומיוסד עפ"י כונת האר"י ז"ל, מכ"ק אדמו"ר... שניאור זלמן [מלאדי]... הוספנו כעת דבר חדש... והם שלשה מכתבים... על עוצם קדושת ענין התפלה... מכ"ק אדמו"ר הזקן והאמצעי [ר' דוב בר ב"ר שניאור זלמן]... הובא לביה"ד על ידי שמרי' בהרבני ר' לוי יצחק שניאורסאהן... (חלק א-ב).

סידור נוסח חב"ד. ערוך על ידי ר' שניאור זלמן מלאדי ובנו ר' דוב בר. עם דינים ומאמרי חסידות. עם "הקדמת והסכמת" ר' דוב בר בן שניאור זלמן, מן ההוצאות הקודמות. א: [8], 474 עמ'. ב: רלז, [1] דף. הוצאה קודמת: ווארשא תרכ"ז.

          
Reference
Description
   EJ; CD-EPI 0311661; Cohen, Transylvania p. 118
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
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