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Yismach Moshe – Homilies – Sekelhid, 1943 – Edition Printed During the Holocaust – Approbations by Rebbe Aharon Teitelbaum of Volova, Rebbe Yoel Teitelbaum of Satmar and Rebbe Yisrael Tzvi Rottenberg of Koson

Yismach Moshe, homilies for the High Holidays and festivals, by Rebbe Moshe Teitelbaum Rabbi of Ujhel (Sátoraljaújhely). Sekelhid (Székelyhíd,  Săcueni): Shabtai Kohn, 1943.
Approbations by the relatives of the publisher, R. Chananya Yom Tov Lipa Teitelbaum, dayan and posek in Koson: his father Rebbe Aharon Teitelbaum of Volova-Nyírbátor, his father-in-law Rebbe Yisrael Tzvi Rottenberg of Koson, and his cousin Rebbe Yoel Teitelbaum of Satmar.
The book was published during the Holocaust, while hundreds of thousands of Jews were being murdered in neighboring European countries.

[1] title page wrappers, [4], 2-41, [3] leaves. Approx. 30 cm. Good condition. Stains, including dampstains and dark stains. Creases and wear. Marginal tears. Tears and wear to title page wrappers. Uncut sheets. Stamps. New leather binding.

The Yismach Moshe, Rebbe Moshe Teitelbaum Rabbi of Ujhel (1759-1841), an illustrious Chassidic leader in Hungary and Galicia, and progenitor of the Sighet and Satmar Chassidic dynasties. He served as rabbi of Shinova, and later of Ujhel (Sátoraljaújhely) and the region. An outstanding Torah scholar, and holy wonder-worker, known for the amulets he distributed.