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Lot #    26421
Auction End Date    3/23/2010 12:28:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Bet-Sefer Yehudi
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    R. Mordecai ben Solomon Daniel ha-Levi
City    Alexandria
Publisher    Moses M. Levi
Publication Date    1933
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [2], 31 pp. octavo 188:135 mm., crisp copy bound in the original wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   Only edition of this monograph emphasizing the importance of Torah and the obligation to instruct the young in both the written and oral Torah by R. Mordecai ben Solomon Daniel ha-Levi. The cover and title page have the heading Thus says the Lord; If my covenant is not established with day and night, and if I have not appointed the ordinances of heaven and earth (Jeremiah 33:25) amd the world stands on the breath of schoolchildren (Babylonian Talmud var. cit.) Below the title it state that Bet-Sefer Yehudi includes customs of the Bet kenesset. Shaarei Zedek is mentioned on the title page, that being the synagogue of R. Mordecai ha-Levi. Among the subject matter addressed in Bet-Sefer Yehudi, in addition to those noted on the title page, are geulah and teshuvah. Concerning the former, when, how and why the redemption will come.
          
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Reference
Description
   BE bet 818; CD-EPI 0174903
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Egypt
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica