Keri'ei Moed – Copy of Rabbi Yehuda Fatiyah, with His Signature and Glosses on Tikkun Leil Shavuot

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Keri'ei Moed – Tikkunim for the seventh night of Pesach, Shavuot night, Hoshana Raba night and 7th Adar. Livorno: Solomon Belforte and partner, [1864].
Copy of the kabbalist R. Yehuda Fatiyah. His signature appears on the title page (in neat square script: "Yehuda Moshe Yeshua Yechezkel Fatiyah". Marginal glosses in his handwriting (in Tikkun Leil Shavuot), including kabbalistic comments and instructions for the recital of Tikkun Leil Shavuot according to the Arizal, the Shelah, and more.
On the page preceding the title page, note in his handwriting with a tikkun for success in a certain area (the matter in question is unknown).
R. Yehuda Fatiyah (1859-1942), prominent kabbalist in Iraq and Jerusalem. Disciple of the Ben Ish Chai in Baghdad. After immigrating to Jerusalem in 1934, he studied in the yeshiva for kabbalists under HaRav HaSadeh, alongside his colleague R. Yaakov Chaim Sofer, author of Kaf HaChaim. A posek and kabbalist, he delt extensively in kabbalistic tikkunim and amulets, and over the years was involved in exorcising dybbukim and evil spirits, as he relates in his book HaRuchot Mesaprot. During WWII, he composed kabbalistic prayers and tikkunim, and arranged prayer gatherings of prominent kabbalists for the rescue of Eretz Israel Jewry. He authored Beit Lechem Yehuda, Matok LaNefesh and other books.


[1], 2-102; 22; 103-214 leaves. Approx. 18.5 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains and wear. Tears and paper repairs. Open tears to leaves 180 and 214. Leaf 181 bound back to front. Some worming, primarily to binding. Old binding with leather spine.

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Books with Glosses