Auction 20 Tiferet 20 - Rare and Special Items
Dec 1, 2020
 Shenhav Building, Beit Hadfus st , Jerusalem

A special auction of rare items: 

First editions of Hassidic Sefarim, Slavita-Zhitomir, letters by Tzaddikim and the greatest Hassidic Rabbis, the Geonim of Ashkenaz and Hungary, the greatest Rabbis of Lithuania, the greatest Poskim of previous generations, pedigreed copies, artifacts of renowned Tzaddikim, Satmar, Chabad and more.  

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LOT 16:

The personal copy of Rabbi Chaim Berlin. 'Minchat Ani', Shu"t, authored by Rabbi Sinai Sapir Abd of Brezin, Single ...

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The personal copy of Rabbi Chaim Berlin. 'Minchat Ani', Shu"t, authored by Rabbi Sinai Sapir Abd of Brezin, Single Edition, Warsaw - 1847.

Unique copy! 'Minchat Ani', Shu"t on Orach Chaim, Yoreh Deah and Even HaEzer, authored by Rabbi Sinai ben Rabbi Eliezer Sapir Abd Brezin, single edition, Warsaw - 1847. The personal copy of Rabbi Chaim Berlin of Volozhin. 

Appearing among the leaves of the sefer is the stamp of Rabbi Chaim from the time he lived in Jerusalem "Chaim Berlin the son of the Gaon Admor Hanatziv ... and Abd and ram in Volozhin and now in Jerusalem...". The stamp of the censor also appears on the title page. 

The well-known Gaon Rabbi Chaim Berlin (1832-1912) the eldest son of the Natziv of Volozhin, at the age of 15 he married Rivkah, the daughter of the philanthropist Rabbi Moshe Tzeitlin of Shklov. For approx. eight years he was supported by his father-in-law and dedicated his time to study Torah with the Rabbi of the town Rabbi Moshe Yitzchak Avigdor and was his Meshamesh. At the same time, he helped his father edited his famous and monumental sefer Ha'amek She'elah on She'iltot DeRav Achai. Rabbi Chaim served as the Rabbi of Volozhin, Moscow and Jerusalem and as the Rosh Yeshiva of the Volozhin Yeshiva for a while and became one of the greatest Rabbis of his generation. He also served in Kobryn and Yelisavetgrad in Ukraine for a decade. Alongside his religious greatness, Rabbi Chaim was renowned for the kindness and his many deeds of charity. 

The author Rabbi Pinchas ben Rabbi Eliezer Sapir Abd of Brezin of the disciples of the Holy Rabbi Yisrael the Maggid of Kozhnitz. Was the friend of the Holy Rabbi the Chidushei Harim of Gur he even approbated his sefer 'Olat Chodesh'.

[2], 54 leaves. 33 cm. 

Some moth damage and stains. Thick quality paper. New binding. General condition very good. 

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