Item 9684. SEFER ZOHAR TORAH : HU PERUSH HA-ZOHAR HA-KADUSH AL HA-TORAH. COMPLETE IN 5 VOLUMES.

SEFER ZOHAR TORAH : HU PERUSH HA-ZOHAR HA-KADUSH AL HA-TORAH. COMPLETE IN 5 VOLUMES.

Montreal ; The Rothchild Press, 1924-1927. Hardcover. Item #37705

First edition. Original boards. 8vo. 210 pages; 188+36 pages; 140+41 pages; 256 pages; 145 +26+14 pages. 23 cm. In Hebrew. First full printing of the Zohar in North America. Title translates to “The Zohar: The Zohar Interpretation of the Torah. ” The translation work was done by one of Canada’s prominent rabbis, Yehudah Yudl Rozenberg. Rabbi Rozenberg (1859–1935) was a very prominent Polish rabbi who wrote extensively on the Talmud, Torah, Kabbalah, and other aspects of Jewish life. This translation was a monumental achievement and was commended by the likes of Rav Kook and Rabbi Margolis. He is considered the originator of many aspects of the Golem legend, which he wrote about in “The Maharal and the Golem. ” ) Brody, SUBJECTS: CABALA – KABBALAH. OCLC lists 14 copies worldwide, and only one in Canada (UOttawa) . Ex-library with usual markings. Backstrip rebacked with tape. Boards are minorly edgeworn. Overall Good Condition. (HEB-50-16).

Price: $2,000.00

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