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LOT: 201

Responsa of the Radbaz, copy of Rabbi Yehoshua Freund of Kroly, forefather of the Freund family, grandfather of Rabbi Avraham Yehoshua of Nasaud.

Book by Rabbi David ben Zimra, printed by Reb Itzik the Printer, Furth 1781. | Cover page has the handwritten signature of Rabbi Yehoshua Freund, and a note that his son donated the book to the Beit Midrash Sha’arei Zion. | Rabbi Yehoshua Freund of Kroly (1767-1848) was born to Rabbi Yitzhak Karov, rabi of Papa and a family that descends from Rashi. He was beloved by many Admorim, especially the Yismach Moshe of Satmar, and the Chozeh of Lublin. When he was a baby his mother died and he was breastfed by a non-Jew once, and the Yismach Moshe said “had Rabbi Yehoshua not been breastfed by a non-Jew I and the Rebbe of Lublin would have been ashamed of him.” He was called Yehoshua in memory of the Pnei Yehoshua, who died a few years before his birth and was a relative (uncle of his great-grandfather). | New binding, stains, moth holes. [66] pages (page numbering is messed up). 35cm. Generally ok to good condition.
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