Auction 32 Tiferet 32 - Rare and Special Items
By Tiferet Auctions
Feb 10, 2022
Shenhav Building, Beit Hadfus st , Jerusalem, Israel

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 42:

Two pages handwritten by Rabbeinu the holy Gaon the Hafla'ah, on Tractate Bava Kama and Tractate Gittin. Have ...

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Two pages handwritten by Rabbeinu the holy Gaon the Hafla'ah, on Tractate Bava Kama and Tractate Gittin. Have never been printed. 

2 pages handwritten with pen nib by Rabbeinu Pinchas Halevi Ish Horowitz Av Beis Din of Frankfurt am Main and author of the Hafla'ah, Hamikneh and Panim Yafos. 26 lines per page. Cut in the lower line, yet it is mostly readable. 

Torah innovations by the Gaon on Tractate Bava Kama, titled 'נשמט מגמ' דב"ק'  and on the other side, innovations on Tractate Gittin, without a title. Begin with the words 'דף ראשון רבה 'לפי שאין בקיאין לשמה' [referring to the Sugya on leaf 2: Sugyas Shetaros]. 

The content of these leaves as never been printed and does not appear in his innovation Seforim. 

Rabbeinu the holy Gaon Rabbi Pinchas Halevi Ish Horowitz (1731-1805), "Ba'al Hafla'ah", Av Beis Din and Rosh Yeshiva in Frankfurt am Main, which was then the largest Torah center in Germany and where he served as Rav for more than thirty three years, until his passing. A disciple of the Maggid of Mezeritch, the brother of Rabbi Shmuel Shmelkeh Horowitz of Nikolsburg and the Rav of the Chasam Sofer. Author of Sefer Hafla'ah (which includes the Sefer Ketubah on Tractate Ketubos and Sefer Hamikneh on Tractate Kiddushin), Sefer Panim Yafos on the Torah and Shut Givas Pinchas.

See Hebrew catalog text for a more detailed biography of the holy Gaon Rabbi Pinchas Halevi Ish Horowitz. 

[2] pp. 19X15 cm. Wear and stains. Some perforations. Good condition. 


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