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Lot 12

Tehillim Tefillah LeMoshe – Budapest, 1941 – Edition Printed During the Holocaust

Tehillim with the Tefillah LeMoshe commentary, by Rebbe Moshe Teitelbaum Rabbi of Ujhel, author of Yismach Moshe. Budapest: Mevaser, 1941. Photocopy edition of the Berlin 1929 edition (reduced, pocket size edition).
Fourth edition of the Tefillah LeMoshe commentary on Tehillim, printed during WWII, while hundreds of thousands of Jews were being murdered by the Nazis in neighboring European countries.
Stamp of Shlomo Weisz, book seller and publisher in Sighet.

[2], 4-347, 350-352, [3] leaves. Approx. 11.5 cm. Good condition. Stains and minor wear. Minor tears; marginal open tear slightly affecting text to leaf 327. Stamps. New leather binding (piece of original wrapper pasted on front board, stating: "Mevaser publication – Budapest").

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.