Auction 106: Rare Hebrew Books
By Kestenbaum & Company
Jun 27, 2024
The Brooklyn Navy Yard Building 77, 141 Flushing Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205, United States
The Marx Library (Part II).
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LOT 37:


Eliyahu ...

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Eliyahu Sulimam Mani. Sepher Karnoth TzaDI”K (David Tza’alach Ya’akov Katan) [penitential meditations relating to sexual purity].


ff. (1), 98. Stamp neatly removed. Modern morocco-backed marbled boards, 12mo.

Ya’ari, Baghdad 8.

Baghdad, 1867.

The Author was the principal teacher of the Ben Ish Chai.

Born in Baghdad, R. Eliyahu Suleiman Mani (1818-1899) was a disciple of R. Abdullah Somech and absorbed the study of Kabbalah and personal ascetic practices from a young age. He moved to Eretz Israel in 1856 in order to join the Kabbalistic Bet El Yeshiva in Jerusalem. In 1864 he was appointed chief rabbi of the city of Hebron where he established the Bet Ya’akov synagogue.

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