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The Personal Siddur of the Eldest of the Kabbalists

Lot 0166
Extremely rare!
Siddur Tfilat Yesharim Ha'Shalem (editor and publisher: Tzalach ben rabbi Ya'akov mantzur), given to Rabbi Kaduri by the publisher's son, who wrote on the Forsazt leaf of the Siddur: "Kodesh La'Hashem Le'Iluy Nishmat Tzalach ben Masuda".
Rabbi Kaduri prayed from this Siddur most of his life. Attached is confirmation by a family member.
Above the words "Ve'Ze'ir Anpin" pf the Piyyut "Atkinu Se'udata" of Sabbath, there is a gloss from the Zohar handwritten by Rabbi Kaduri.
On the front binding and the leaves of the Siddur, one can clearly notice signs of tobacco from Rabbi Kaduri's hands.
The signs of tobacco are on all the leaves with the prayers Rabbi Kaduri used to say at home:
Tikun Chatzot, Tikun Ha'Nefesh, Seder Kri'at Shema al Ha'Mitah, Hatact Chalom, Sede Birkat ha'mazon, Birkat Me'Ein Shalosh, Kerita Shema, Ptichat Eliyahu, Seder Ha'Korbanot, Birkat Modeh Ani and Birkot Ha'Shachar.
On Seder Birkat ha'mazon, there is a mark in pen by the Rabbi (?) referring to the passage of "Al Ha'Nissim" on page 202.
Rabbi Kaduri's daily routine started at midnight with Tikun Chatzot, Tikun Leah and Tikun Rachel. The value of the Rabbis' Tikun Chatzot cannot be described!
Rabbi Kaduri used the Siddur for Birkat Ha'Mazon. It is known to all that Rabbi Kaduri did not eat but rectified rectifications (Tikunim). The value of Rabbi Kaduri's Tikunim of the meal and Birkat Ha'Mazon cannot be described!
Attached is handwritten confirmation by a family member.
13x17.5 cm.
Condition: Good. Detached binding whose inner back has been glued.

The eldest kabbalist Rabbi Yitzchak Kaduri was a renowned rabbi, kabbalist and who devoted his life to Torah study and prayer on behalf of the Jewish people. Rabbi Yitzchak Kaduri was born at the end of the 19th Century in Iraq, studied Torah and Kabbalah from Babylonian (Iraq) and Jerusalem sages. He immigrated to Jerusalem in 1922 and initially made a living by binding books and manuscripts, while studying in the Beit El and Porat Yosef Yeshivot. Eventually, the word of his Kabbalistic wisdom spread and many sought his counsel, blessings and amulets [he was one of the few who still knew the wisdom of Kabbalistic amulets]. At the time of his death, estimates of his age ranged from 103 to 118, and his birth year is still disputed. His funeral which was held in Jerusalem drew over half a million followers in what was described as the largest funeral in Israel's history.

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The Personal Siddur of the Eldest of the Kabbalists

Estimate $8,000 - $10,000Aug 28, 2017