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Or HaHayyim with Ma’ayanGanim by the Bnei Issachar—chassidut. First edition, Zolkva 1848.

SeferOhrHaChaim, essay against the study of philosophy by Rabbi Yosef Ya'avetz, first edition with glosses and comments "Ma'ayanGanim" by Rabbi Zvi Elimelech Shapira of Dinov "The Bnei Issachar" was published by the son of Behani Issachar Rabbi Shmuel Shapira ShaulDovMeierpheer, Zolkva in the year "Ma'ayanGanim Beer Ha-Hayim" 1848. Stefansky Hassidism 356. 1, 32, 2 pages. 22.5 cm. Few of the pages are bluish, few moth holes throughout the book with slight damage to text in several places. Various stains, general condition is good. Old binding worn. Rabbi Yosef Ya'avetz "HaChasid" (1438-1507), one of the greatest preachers in Spain and among the sages of the Expulsion. After the expulsion from Spain and Lisbon, he settled in Mantua. In his book, he strongly criticizes the study of philosophy, claiming that in the years of the Jewish people's destruction, the educated were the first to convert, whereas the people of the land, the women, and the common people were the ones who withstood the test and gave their lives in God’s name. He married the sister of Rabbi Yitzchak Arama, author of "Akedat Yitzchak", Rabbi Tzvi Elimelech Shapira of Dinov (1882-1968), son of Rabbi Pesach Langzam, His mother was the niece of Rabbi Zusha of Annipoli and Rabbi Elimelech of Lizhensk who blessed her with the birth of a son who would illuminate the world with his Torah and holiness, and commanded him to call the child by his name "Elimelech." He was a member of the Chasidic movement, one of the disciples of the Seer of Lublin and Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Rymanov, and the author of many famous books, "The Sons of Issachar", after which he was known as a machine in the town of Dinov in Poland, where he was buried. Munkacs.
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