Auction No. 098

Holy books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors letters, Americana & Judiaca

March 27, 2017
Opening $200
Estimate $300 - $400
Sold for $244
Including buyer's premium

Taharat Yisrael. Laws of Niddah and ritual immersion, two parts. The copy of Rabbi Yaakov Halberstam of Tshakov. With handwritten comments. 

Unique Features: An ownership signature of the Rebbe who served as Av Beit Din of Tshakovis in the book. A long halachic comment [apparently] in his handwriting, and an inscription at the end of the book about starting to study from the book. A handwritten index was added. 

Background: The Rebbe Rabbi Yaakov of Tshakov, was born in 1902 to his father the Rebbe Rabbi Sinai of Żmigród, a grandson of the 'Divrei Chaim' of Sanz. He settled in Tshakov in 1923. In 1935 he immigrated to Israel, and established his study hall in Jerusalem, the first court of one of the Sanzer Rebbes in Israel. He later emigrated to America where he died in 1967. His sons are the Rebbe Rabbi Naftali of Tshakov, the Rebbe Rabbi Meir of Tshakov-Bnei Brak, and Rabbi Moshe Halberstam, a renowned posek and member of the Bedatz in Jerusalem.

Condition: Moderate-fine. Brittle paper. Simple, worn and dismantled binding. Detached leaves.    

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