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Shefa‘ tal

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Title

Shefa‘ tal

Date

1807

Subject

Kabbalah
Hebrew publishing -- Poland

Description

Shefa‘ tal (Abundance of dew; also means priestly hand blessing), by Shabetai Sheftel ben Akiva Horowitz, Bilzorka, 1807. This kabbalistic work was issued by one of the many small presses that emerged in the Russian Empire in the late eighteenth century and is printed on the type of cheap, blue-tinted paper often used by indigent printers. The stamp at center, right, indicates that the book at one time belonged to the library of Yisroel Halevi Kitover, rabbi of Felsztyn (now Skelivka, Ukr.). (Bottom) Russian censor's stamp. (Top) Inscription by another owner of the book, "Moyshe of the village of Holvits" (Golevichi?, Bel.).

Creator

Horowitz, Shabetai Sheftel ben Akiva

Source

YIVO Library

Publisher

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Language

Hebrew

Type

Book

Identifier

Bialozorka 1807

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Citation

Horowitz, Shabetai Sheftel ben Akiva, “Shefa‘ tal ,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed December 7, 2022, https://strashunlibrary.yivo.org/items/show/2898.
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