Shanghai: Mfitsei Or, 1946. Item #38286
First Shanghai edition. Original boards. 8vo. 54, 68, 80, 86, 90 pages. 23 cm. In Hebrew. Title translates to “The Shining Light. ” Zeev Wolf was a Hasidic rabbi best known for the present book, originally published in Koretz in 1787. It is important for its wealth of material on the history of ? Asidism and the teachings of its founders. This edition was published in conjunction with the displaced community of Yeshivat Chachmei Lublin. During the 1930s and 1940s as the situation of the Jewish communities in Europe deteriorated, many students from the yeshivah escaped via Japan due the efforts of the Japanese Consul General in Kovno, Lithuania. SUBJECTS: Lublin --Holocaust – Displaced Persons-Hasidim. Not listed on OCLC or the National Library of Israel database. Internally Very Good. Overall in Very Good Condition. (RAB-60-18).