AFAR YAAKOV. BRESLAU 1839. INCLUDES HALACHIC CORRESPONDENCE OF RABBI AVRAHAM DOV OF AVRUTCH, AUTHOR OF BAS ...
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AFAR YAAKOV. BRESLAU 1839. INCLUDES HALACHIC CORRESPONDENCE OF RABBI AVRAHAM DOV OF AVRUTCH, AUTHOR OF BAS AYIN.
Rabbi Yaakov Eichorn; Afar Yaakov. Two parts. Part I: dialogue between the body and the soul. Part II: Halachic and Talmudic novellae.
Many approbations, including those of Rabbi Yisrael of Shklow and Rabbi Zerachya Nissim Azulai.
On p. 30 the author describes his plan to publish his work at the printing press of R. Yisrael Bak in Tzefas and includes halachic correspondence with Rabbi Avraham Dov of Avrutch, author of Bas Ayin.
Breslau 1839. Only edition.
Rabbi Avraham Dov of Avritch (1760-1841), son of Rabbi David - the Maggid of Chmelnik, and son-in-law of Rabbi Nassan Natta of Avritch – a disciple of the Baal Shem Tov. Rabbi Avraham Dov was a disciple of Rabbi Menachem Nachum of Tchernobil and of his son Rabbi Mordechai of Tchernobil, as well as of Rabbi Levy Yitzchak of Berditchev. Succeeded his father in Chmelnik before being appointed Rabbi in Avritch to succeed his father-in-law. Rabbi of Zhitomir (1825). His love for Eretz Yisrael brought him to settle there in 1833, and he became recognised as head of the chassidic community in Tzefas. His fame spread after the miraculous protection experienced by those standing close to him during the famous Tzefas earthquake of 1837. He passed away during a time of plague, saying that he would atone for the community and stop the plague. Author of Bas Ayin. Growing numbers pray at his grave and report miraculous response to their prayers.
, 43, 34 pp. 17.5 x 22 cm. Good condition. New binding.