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Lot #    22327
Auction End Date    12/23/2008 12:01:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Eliyahu ha-Navi
Title (Hebrew)    אליהו הנביא
Author    [Kabbalah] R. Yidel Rosenberg
City    Warsaw
Publisher    G. Piment
Publication Date    [1920]?
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   4, 94-7, 6-5 pp., 205:142 mm., usual age staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound in modern boards.
Paragraph 1    On the Prophet Elijah and related kabbalistic subjects.
   R. Judah Yidel Rosenberg (1864-1936) was born in Poland. A Rabbi, prolific writer, and Torah scholar he served as rabbi of Tarlow, Lodz, and Warsaw where he was a Rabbinic Judge. In 1913 he immigrated to Canada, where he was active part in the Jewish community. At first he served as a rabbi in Toronto and, toward the end of his life, in Montreal. Initially, he published novellae and discussions on the Talmud, responsa, and halachic rulings of period interest. Through the years he authored a compilation and translation of the book of the Zohar, a work that has become a classic still in use today. He published books on medical remedies and Amulets. However it is his activities for the religious youth, by enriching the religious library with historical literature in Hebrew and Yiddish using simple vocabulary suitable for the youth that brought him fame. His most famous books are the ones with historical stories that he claimed to have discovered in ancient manuscripts in the old imperial library in Metz. Most of the books were published in Hebrew and Yiddish as well. Many doubt the validity of these manuscripts, many articles were written against these books, indeed, a whole book was published opposing the famous stories of the Maharal of Prague which he printed.
Paragraph 2    ... בו נפתחים חמשה שערים ... תולדות הנביא ... התגלותו ... נפלאותיו ... לימודי אליהו הנביא ותוכחתו ... עניני אליהו הנביא על דבר הגאולה, כל אלה נלקטו ונעתקו מן תלמוד בבלי וירושלמי והזוהר וכל המדרשים ... ללמוד ... בכל מוצאי שבת ... ובסוף הספר נלוה ... תפלת אליהו ... וגם המאמר פתח אליהו [נדפס בראש: תקוני זהר, מנטובה שי"ח] עם ביאור ... עפ"י חכמת הקבלה בשם אור צח (זמירות למוצאי שבת [עם פירוש], חברתי אנכי ... יהודה יודל בר' ישראל יצחק ז"ל ראזענבערג החונה ... בעיר לאדז לפנים רב בק"ק טארלא ...

בשער: הוצאת אהרן ציילינגאלד. ד"ס של ווארשא 1913, בהשמטת "לוח המפתחות".

   CD-EPI 0166976; EJ; www.kevarim.com
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Kabbalah:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
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