HAGADAH LE-PESACH IM PERUSH DERECH CHAYIM VE-NEHORA SHALEM ME'ET HA-GAON RABBI YAAKOV [LORBERBAUM] ME-LISA ZIKHRON TZADIK LIVRAKHA. MATANA ME'ET VA’AD HA-HATZALA LE-HASHE'ERIT HAPLEITA [HAGGADAH LEPESAH]
Munich: Vaad Hatzala, 1948. Item #41362
1st edition thus. Period blank paper wrappers, 8vo, 21 pages. Printed in Germany for the Holocaust survivors (She'erit HaPleita) in the displaced persons camps. Hagadah with several hasidic commentaries. Printed for the Holocaust refugees by the Va’ad Hatzalah, a group organized by Rabbi Eliezer Silver and the American Rabbinate to rescue survivors and provide sustenance until their resettlement. Rabbi Silver established the group when the refugee yeshiva pupils reached Vilna in 1939–40 following the Nazi invasion of Poland. During the ensuing years he applied the same body to rescuing European rabbis, scholars, and students. In 1946, Rabbi Silver visited Europe and Erez Israel as an official representative of the United States government to assist the war refugees. This Hagadah was, as shown in the title,given by the committee for the saving of the surviving remanent and printed by the committee in Munich. Reprints the Nehora Ha-Shalem sidur. Includes a commentary on Derech Chaim and Nash [and Nehora Shalem] by Rabbi Yaakov [Lorberbaum] from Lisa. The commentary "Nehora Hashalem" is by Rabbi Aharon Michal, son of Rabbi Yechiel Michal of Mikhailishak.Yudlov 4092; Yaari 2361. Period blank wrappers are heavily worn, title and text pages heavily stained but otherwise solid. Good condition thus (HAG-25-8).