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Lot 10

Tehillim Tefillah LeMoshe – Second Edition (with Additions) – Svaliava, 1906

Tehillim with the Tefillah LeMoshe commentary, by Rebbe Moshe Teitelbaum Rabbi of Ujhel, author of Yismach Moshe. Svaliava: Chaim Yehuda Goldenberg, 1906.
Second edition with additions and emendations.

[4], 4-354 leaves. Approx. 22.5 cm. Good condition. Stains. Creases and wear. Marginal tears, repaired in part with paper. Old inscriptions (in Yiddish and Latin characters) on endpapers. Stamps (in Latin characters) of David Kramer of Sighet. Fine, 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.