Auction 12
By Otzarot
Jan 19, 2022
King David 2, Bnay Barak, Israel

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LOT 37:

1 handwritten page with glosses, in the handwriting of the the “Shla"h Hakadosh” - Rabbi Yeshaya Halevy Horowitz ...

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1 handwritten page with glosses, in the handwriting of the the “Shla"h Hakadosh” - Rabbi Yeshaya Halevy Horowitz (1558-1620) holy author from Bigdei Yesha on the Mordechai. The most priceless of finds!
The leave includes chiddushim on Dvar Mordechai, the chapter on “BaMeh Madlikin”.
This manuscript is mentioned in Emek Beracha, by the Shla"h’s great-grandson, who printed an excerpt from it – the drasha of the Shla"h for Rosh Hashana:
“Avraham, the son of the great Gaon, our teacher, Rabbi Yishaya Segal Horowitz ztz”l. Among our books I found a great an awe-inspiring composition on Rabbi Mordechai, in the holy handwriting of my master, the father of my grandfather, the great Gaon, the pious and renowned teacher, Rabbi Yishaya Segal Horowitz author of Shnei Luchot Habrit and the Sha'ar Hashamayim prayer…”
The Chid"a, in his book, Shem HaGedolim, also praises the Shla"h at length, as well as the fact that he possesses a letter signed by the Shla"h: “Our teacher, Rabbi Yishaya Segal Horowitz, the holy man renowned throughout the Jewish world was the Av Beit Din in Prague… and the rabbi composed a composition on the entire Mordechai and Bigdei Yesha was recently published on Sefer Mo’ed… and I have the signature from the holy hand of our teacher Rabbi Yishaya Segal, the pious Gaon, author of the Shla"h, son of the Gaon, our teacher, Rabbi Avraham. His acclaim has spread throughout the country, and his holiness and the holiness of his illustrious family…” 17x21 cm

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