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מכירה אינטרנטית מבוססת זמן מס' 2 - 07.01.2019
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  • LOT: 018

    Besamim case, silver, filigree work. Beginning of the 20th century.

    Height: 16.5cm. Weight: 104g. Generally good condition.
    Starting at $120
  • LOT: 148

    Lot of two $1 bills from the Lubavitcher Rebbe.

    Two consecutive serial numbers, given by the Rebbe during . Good condition.
    Item sold at $900 Starting at $180
  • LOT: 011

    . Megillat Esther, handwritten on parchment.

    Nice handwriting, 21 lines per column. Size of the parchment: 20cm. Writing: 15cm. Generally good condition.
    Item sold at $280 Starting at $100
  • LOT: 012

    . Megillat Esther, handwritten on parchment.

    Nice handwriting, 21 lines per column. Size of the parchment: 20cm. Writing: 15cm. Generally good condition.
    Item sold at $280 Starting at $100
  • LOT: 141

    Amulet for preservation, hand signed by the kabbalist Rabbi Nasim Moyel.

    Extremely rare amulet, in blue velvet, with inscriptions in gold and silver on a light purple background. With kabbalistic illustrations and holy names, for preservation from evil. Signed by Rabbi Nasim Moyel (1935-2018), born in Balig Morocco. His grandfather was Masoud Moyel, a great kabbalist. Rabbi Nasim was certified as a rabbi in Morocco, and studied kabbalah with important kabbalists. Thousands of Jews travelled to his home for advice and his blessing. Authored chiddushim on the Shas, and a series of books called Minchat Ani, and MalehHaOmer. 45x15cm, generally very good condition.
    Starting at $120
  • LOT: 030

    Cover for a sefer torah “bein gavra lagavra.” Europe 1911.

    In Bordeaux color, with embroidery of silver threads of a keter torah and a dedication: “from the generosity of the important women of the settlement of Welkovitz and the Galil, gathered by the Gabbay Rav Shraga Fuchs HaLevi, for the wedding of Marat Yehudit Tamashaf of Farnitza.” The cover is meant to cover the Torah between aliyot. | Generally good condition, 40x65cm.
    Item sold at $220 Starting at $150
  • LOT: 144

    Large silver amulet. Hammer and engraving work of holy names and angelic names. Rare.

    Preservation of an expectant mother. Frame with delicate hammer work. On both sides are holy names, kabbalistic charts, and angelic names. 2 loops for hanging on your neck. 7.5x7.5cm. Wear with erasure in the center of own side. Generally good condition.
    Item sold at $160 Starting at $150
  • LOT: 055

    Shulchan AruchOrechHayyim—Amsterdam 1697.

    OrechHayyim, with the Be’erHaGola, printed by Emmanuel Atiash. [1], 22, 266 [2]. 15.5cm. New binding, cover and 11 pages are disconnected. Generally good condition.
    Item sold at $90 Starting at $50
  • LOT: 121

    Gevurat Ari. Dedicated by the publisher, Maran Chafetz Haim, includes glosses.

    On MasechetYoma, bound together with MasechetMakot, by Rabbi Aryeh Leib of Mitz, the Hasha’agat Aryeh. The book was produced by the Chafetz Haim. Pietrekov 1907. “Given by the publisher to the yeshiva Or Chadash at Strauss.” Page 4 of Makot has a number of handwritten glosses (not checked thoroughly). Binding falling apart. Generally good condition.
    Item sold at $140 Starting at $120
  • LOT: 002

    Lot of 2 books from the Shapira printing house, Zhitomir 1859-1862.

    1. Talmud Bavli Masechet Baba Metziya, two covers with red ink, covers and pages are restored. 2. Talmud Bavli Masechet Yevamot and Sota, 1862. Separate cover for each masechet. Moth damage and taping on the cover.
    Item sold at $180 Starting at $180
  • LOT: 003

    Lot of 2 books from the Shapira printing house, Zhitomir 1861-1862.

    1. Meginei Eretz, Shulchan Aruch Orech Hayyim, 1861. 2. Ein Yaakov, first section, printed by Rabbi Aryeh Leib Shapira, 1862. Two covers with red ink.
    Item sold at $130 Starting at $120
  • LOT: 048

    Machzor for a Chazzan. Altona 1804.

    Siddur and machzor according to the Polish tradition, in a large format, designed for Chazanim. In large letters, with exegeses, commentaries, and halachot. Includes: prayers for the weekday, for Shabbat, slichot for the whole Days of Awe, prayers for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, with all piyyutim and mizmorim. Includes the special prayers as traditionally done in Ashkenazi communities. At the end of the volume is a pamphlet of minhagim. Two covers, the first is entirely illustrated with a metal engraving, the name of the artist is printed at the bottom. Printed by the Segel brothers. Edited and glossed by Rabbi Zunviel Hannover. Bound, signature of ownership. [4] 390 (original had 380) pages. 34cm. Generally very good condition.
    Item sold at $160 Starting at $120
  • LOT: 120

    Orchot Hayyim with exegeses. With dedication handwritten by the author, Rabbi Binyamin Zilber—Binyamin HaTzaddik.

    With Hashem Orchotav and Mekor Haim. Printed 1957. Page before the cover has a long handwritten dedication by the author (1916-2008), a survivor of the Mussar movement, a posek halacha and member of the Council of Torah Sages. Never held an official paid Torah position. Dedicated his time to studying Torah and authored dozens of books, most on issues of halacha and mussar. Every year he would refrain from talking for 40 days, from Rosh Chodesh Elul to Yom Kippur. It is said that his nickname, Binyamin HaTzaddik, was given to him by the Chazon Ish. [4], 3-63 pages. 25cm. Generally good condition.
    Starting at $100
  • LOT: 140

    Ashmorot manuscript, Yemen. 19th century.

    Prayers for the morning watch, written by hand in ink on paper. Around 73 pages. 17.5cm. Original leather binding and pages are disconnected, ok to good condition.
    Starting at $100
  • LOT: 129

    Lot, 3 receipts from the ShaareiChesedgamach, signed by rabbis of Jerusalem.

    On official letterhead of the ShaareiChesed neighborhood. 1. Signed by Rav Eliyahu Ram, Ra’avad Beit Din Tzedek of the Ashkenazim in Jerusalem. HaRavYehiel Michal Tukochinsky, head of the EtzHayyim yeshiva, father of the LuachL’EretzYisrael, and author of many halachic books. Rav Avraham Aharon Prague, author of the series “NerotAharon.” 2. HaRimZonenfeld, son of Rabbi Yosef Haim Zonenfeld. Rav Eliyahu Ram, Ra’avad Beit Din Tzedek of the Ashkenazim in Jerusalem, Rav Mordechai Hertz Shapira, and more. 3. RavZerach Ephraim Epstein, head of the Torat Chaim yeshiva. Av Eliyahu Ram, Ra’avad Beit Din Tzedek of the Ashkenazim in Jerusalem. Rav Avraham Aharon Prague, author of the series “NerotAharon.” Rav Mordechai Hertz Shapira, and more. Dated and numbered documents, with the name of the person receiving money, the amount, reason for payment, and signature of the rabbis. | The gamachShaareiChesed served as a tzedakah organization from 1870, led by RavShlomoZalman Frosh. | Total of 3 pages, 15x11cm. Generally very good condition.
    Item sold at $110 Starting at $70
  • LOT: 104

    BateiAvot, 3 sections. From the Admorim of Kerstir. Jerusalem 1965. Extremely rare.

    Stories and deeds from the Admorim of Kerstir, by Rav Moshe Yosef Friedlander. Section 1 BateiAvot: [4] 358 pages. Section 2 ChazonYeshaya, with stories from Maran RabbeinuYeshaylaKrestirer. 359-400 pages. Section 3, families of their forefathers. 56 pages. Section 1 has two covers. Additional cover for each section. Extremely rare item, very good condition.
    Starting at $100
  • LOT: 050

    Printed sheet with the blessings of the Hanukkah candles, Livorno 1857.

    Printed sheet with the blessing for the Hanukkah candles, all three of them, in the style “these candles which we light,” “Mizmor Shir,” the page is outlined in a handsome and decorative framework, with the title framed by “these candles they are holy.” Printed by the Livorno printer, other than the year and “v’Torah” in Israel (1857). Size 31x43cm. Excellent condition.
    Item sold at $100 Starting at $100
  • LOT: 147

    $1 bill and coin, hanukkah money from the Admor of Pittsburgh. Rare.

    On the bill is the stamp “we helped in God’s name.” Extremely rare, Rav Avraham Aba Leifer was saved from World War II by miracles, while two of his brothers were killed. In 1966, he was crowned as the Admor of Pittsburgh. In 1970 he moved to Israel and settled in Ashdod, where he established the Pittsburgh institutions. Folds, stains, and creases. Generally good condition.
    Item sold at $100 Starting at $100
  • LOT: 149

    $1 bill from the Chabad Rebbe—framed.

    Given by the Admor Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. Framed with a picture of the rabbi on top. 25x20cm. Good condition.
    Item sold at $325 Starting at $120
  • LOT: 045

    Lot, 2 haggadot, and a booklet on ritual slaughter. Karaite community.

    1. Karaite Haggadah, published by the Company for the Success of the BneiMikra in Israel, 1961. Thin binding, disconnected. First cover torn and missing. 2. Karaite Haggadah, published in Egypt, 1940. Small tears, generally ok to good condition. 3. Karaitetext on shechita, 1958. 16 pages. Good condition.
    Item sold at $100 Starting at $100
  • LOT: 130

    Historic letter of the Bikur Holim hospital, signed by Rav Shach, Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach, and more.

    Printed with a typewriter, on official letterhead of the United Tzdakot, from 5th of Kislev 1976, with a protocol for a general meeting of the members of the association. At that general plenary, it was decided to separate the hospital from the Association and to appoint new leadership including: Maran Shach, leader of the Lithuanian community, Maran Garshaz Auerbach—posek of the generation; Rabbi Avraham Yakov Zlatznik—head of the Etz Hayim yeshiva, and more. Signed by them by hand. Filing holes, signs of folding. 28cm. Generally good condition.
    Starting at $250
  • LOT: 026

    Luxurious silver set. Stamped. Pen, seal, and letter opener. Europe, end of the 19th century.

    Stamped 800. In a handsome case. Total weight: 95g. Very good condition.
    Starting at $120
  • LOT: 073

    KafHaHayyim, Salonika, 1859. First edition.

    Mussar, by Rabbi Hayyim Palagi. 9, 307 pages. 16cm. Moth damage, not bound. Ok condition.
    Item sold at $60 Starting at $60
  • LOT: 122

    A Collection of 2 Books with a Dedication, and a Letter from Rabbi Moshe Malka Rabbi of Petach Tikva to Rabbi Goren

    1. Nitfei Chaim – Sermons from Rabbi Moshe Malka. In HaMa'arav Printing Press, Jerusalem, 1973. With a dedication in his handwriting: "To the great Gaon Rabbi Shlomo Goren the Chief Rabbi of the State of Israel". | 2. Mikveh HaMayim – Responsa, by Rabbi Moshe Malka. Published by Haktav Institute, Jerusalem, 1984. With a dedication in his handwriting and his signature. 3. A letter on official letterhead in the handwriting and with the signature of Rabbi Moshe Malka, dated: 5th Tammuz 1985, to Rabbi Goren. Rabbi Moshe Malka [1911-1997], rabbi of the communities of Larache, Ksar el-Kbir and Arcila in Northern Morocco. After immigrating to Israel he served as the Sephardi chief rabbi of Petach Tikva and as a member of the Council of the Chief Rabbinate. | Rabbi Shlomo Goren [1917-1994], the Chief Rabbi of the IDF and subsequently the Chief Rabbi of Israel. | Sizes and conditions vary. Overall condition: Good.
    Item sold at $90 Starting at $50
  • LOT: 109

    The Book Chayei Aryeh – The Copy of Rabbi Yitzchak Leib Sofer of Drohobych, Son of the Ktav Sofer

    The book Chayei Aryeh – responsa, two parts, a separate title page for each part. By Rabbi Chaim Aryeh Leibush Ish Horowtiz, Av Beit Din of Zolkiew and Krakow. In the Fischer Printing Press, Krakow, 1890. On the title page is an ownership stamp "Yitzchak Leib Sofer son of ASB"S Drohobych". | Rabbi Yitzchak Leib Sofer – the fourth son of the 'Ktav Sofer'. Served as president of the 'Machzikei HaDat' organization in Galicia, and president of the Kollel Chibat Yerushalayim. | Front and back cover and title page are detached. | [2], 91; [1], 36 leaves. 32 cm. Overall condition: Fair – Good.
    Item sold at $80 Starting at $80
  • LOT: 082

    ChazonOvadiya, first edition. Jerusalem 1952. Rare.

    On the Pesach Haggadah and halachot. By Maran Rav Ovadia Yosef. With interesting endorsements from sages of the last generations. Good condition.
    Starting at $50
  • LOT: 110

    Menachem Shlomo. Statin. 1860. With evidence of a dedication by the author.

    On masechetKritut and commentary on the Tosefta by Rav Menachem ShlomoGardin of Minsk. Inscription on the cover “given by the author.” [1] 52 columns, 37 pages. Moth holes. Generally good condition.
    Starting at $60
  • LOT: 091

    Pamphlets of Vayelaket Yosef bound together. 1909-1919.

    Pilpulim on the Shas and poskim by RavYehosefHaKohen Schwartz. Incomplete copy, missing a number of pamphlets. Copy before us has 13 pamphlets from 1909 to 1919. Pages disconnected, ok condition.
    Item sold at $60 Starting at $50
  • LOT: 133

    Manuscript of songs. Beginning of the 20th century.

    In Judeo-Arabic. Total of 68 pages. 17cm. Original leather binding, defective. Generally good condition.
    Item sold at $160 Starting at $50
  • LOT: 016

    Silver hanukiyya. Europe, beginning of the 20th century.

    Designed by an artist, decorated with embossing, cutting, hammering, and engraving. In the center is a hologram with the letter A. Weight: 128g. 14x15cm. Generally good condition.
    Item sold at $240 Starting at $120
  • LOT: 022

    Silver cup, beginning of the 20th century.

    Decrated with engraving, hammering, and relief work. Center has inscription “BorehPriHaGafen.” Bottom has the name of the owner “ArmoHayan.” Height: 9cm. Weight: 92g. Generally good condition.
    Item sold at $90 Starting at $80
  • LOT: 015

    Artistic candlestick plated in silver. Israel, 20th century.

    Special design. Signed by the artist on the bottom. Height: 19cm. Generally good condition.
    Item sold at $50 Starting at $50
  • LOT: 027

    Copper mug, Europe, end of the 19th/beginning of 20th century.

    For netilatyadayim, European. Height: 13cm. Diameter: 14cm. Generally good condition.
    Item sold at $100 Starting at $50
  • LOT: 058

    TikkuneiHaZohar. Amsterdam 1768.

    KeEtzemHaShamayimLeTaher, published by the kabbalist Rabbi Shalom Buzaglo, a sage of Sali, father of Rabbi Shalem (the MikdashMelech). Printed by LeibZusmansch. Page before the cover has an inscription from the period of printing. Handsome leather binding. Stains, light moth damage. Generally good condition.
    Item sold at $280 Starting at $50
  • LOT: 020

    Silver besamim case. Europe, 19th century.

    Luxurious and rare case, with an engraved cover. Stands on 3 legs, with a lion and more. Diameter: 6.5cm. Height: 5cm. Stamped P. Weight: 62g. One leg is bent and needs to be straightened. Generally good condition.
    Item sold at $240 Starting at $100
  • LOT: 025

    Lot of silver items. Israel, 20th century.

    1. Toothpick holder in the shape of an umbrella with a slight weight at the bottom. Generally good condition. 2. Salt holder in the shape of a cup. Generally ok to good condition. 3. Salt and pepper holder, generally ok to good condition. Total weight 65g.
    Item sold at $50 Starting at $50
  • LOT: 021

    Lot for Havdalah. Silver, Israel, 20th century.

    1. Besamim case with a cover shaped like an archeological coin, inscription with cutting work. Stamped Bier 925. Height: 4cm. Weight: 33g. Good condition. 2. Silver candlestick, decorated with filigree work, Betzalel style. Height: 12cm. Weight: 33g. Good condition.
    Item sold at $80 Starting at $80
  • LOT: 060

    TavnitHaBayit, first edition—Frankfurt der Oder, 1747.

    Mussar by Rabbi Mordechai Kalmans of Zmoshach. Important endorsements, including Rabbi Yoel (the Shem of Zmoschach). Ancient listing of ownership in Mizrahi handwriting. | Binding is coming apart, first pages disconnected. | [4], 56 pages. 20cm. Generally ok condition.
    Item sold at $100 Starting at $60
  • LOT: 070

    Shefa Tal—Bielzorka, 1807. Rare.

    Important kabbalistic book. By the kabbalist Rabbi Shabtai Sheftel Horowitz of Prague, including various exegeses on the wisdom of the philosophy of the Ramak. “Keys for opening locked and stuck doors in the genizah of secret treasures, wisdom of kabbalah.” Many kabbalistic illustrations, printed by Shmuel the Printer. On light blue and grey paper, high quality. Moth holes, stains from moisture and mildew. Wear on the cover and white margins, no missing text. Among the only Hebrew books printed in Bielzorka. | 92 pages. 35cm. Generally ok to good condition.
    Starting at $80
  • LOT: 126

    Shulchan Aruch with ShatileiZeitim—Jerusalem 1895. Glosses.

    By Maran Rabbi Yosef Karo with the commentary ShatileiZeitim by Rabbi David Mashraki, a sage of Yemen. With many glosses. Some of the pages have been completed by hand in nice handwriting. This book was spread widely among the Jews of Yemen. RavMashraki was the first Yemenite sage to write unequivocally that the Shulchan Aruch should be used for psak even against the Rambam. According to him, the practice amongst Yemenite Jewry of ruling according to the Rambam was because of a lack of books; he wished to equate Yemenite psikat halacha to that of the rest of Mizrahi Jewry, who overruled the Rambam with the Shulchan Aruch. HaZvi printing, Jerusalem 1895. Signatures of ownership, stains, moth holes, no binding. | [6], 97, 190, [1], 156, [1] page. 25cm. Generally ok to good condition.
    Starting at $100