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Lot #    22472
Auction End Date    12/23/2008 1:14:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Derekh Emunah
Title (Hebrew)    דרך אמונה
Author    [First Ed. - Hasidim] R. Isaac Judah Jehiel Safrin
City    Lemberg
Publisher    Chawe Grosman
Publication Date    1848
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. [29] ff., 190:115 mm., nice margins, usual light age staining, old hands, stamps. A very good copy not bound.
          
Detailed
Description
   R. Isaac Judah Jehiel Safrin (1806–1874), hasidic leader. Safrin was the son of R. Alexander Sender (d. 1818), author of Zikhron Devarim (1871), who served as rabbi in Zhidachov, Zhuravno, and Komarno, and founded the Komarno branch of the Zhidachov dynasty. R. Isaac Safrin made his living at various times as a stonecutter and bookkeeper, renting a tavern in a village and collecting tolls. His teachers in Hasidism were his father, his uncle R. Moses of Sambor, his father-in-law R. Abraham Mordecai of Pinczow, and R. Isaac Eizik of Zhidachov.

R. Safrin's works include Ozar Hayyim (1858), a kabbalist commentary on the 613 precepts; Zohar Hai, on the Zohar (pt. 1, 1875; pt. 3, 1881); Nozer Hesed (1856), on Avot, including Sefer Adam Yashar, remedies against the plague, according to Lurianic Kabbalah; and Shulhan ha-Tahor (ed. A. A. Zis, 1963–65) on Orah Hayyim of the Shulhan Arukh.

          
Paragraph 2    אני הצעיר יצחק (אייזק) יהודא יחיאל (סאפרין) שחברתי בימי חורפי אחר פטירת מורי ורבי רבינו צבי מזודישוב ורשמתי לעצמי דרכים הנצרכים לתורה ולעבודה...
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0179612
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
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Kabbalah:    Checked
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Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica