Kedushat Levi – Sefer Beresheis (English translation): Commentary on Torah, Tanach, Talmud and Zohar. Learn to draw the flow of goodness and blessings. KEDUSHAT LEVI – NEW TRANSLATION. Kedushat Levi Torah Commentary by Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev (3 vols.) With an appendix of biographical. Levi Yitzhak’s work, Kedushat Levi (Holiness of Levi) is a commentary in the Hasidic vein to the Pentateuch and other sacred books. The first part of the work.

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Archived from the original on 24 September The book of Proverbs ,edushat Rabbi Levi Yitzchok was known to have a very close relationship [ clarification needed ] with the famous Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadithe first Chabad Rebbe.

Published by Oxford University Press. Retrieved from ” https: A typical comment in the book is on the priestly blessing.

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The first part of the work was published in Slavita inthe second part in Berditchev insince when it has gone into a number of editions and is acknowledged as a supreme Hasidic classic. But for him true humility is attained not through a man thinking how unworthy he is, since in this process he is thinking of himself. Levi Yitzhak stresses particularly the need for humility. When a man wishes to receive something he holds out his hand with the palm upward and the back of the hand downward.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. True humility consists in profound contemplation on the majesty of God before whom all creatures are as naught.


He authored the Hasidic classic Kedushas Levi[2] which is a commentary on many Jewish religious books and laws, and is arranged according to the weekly Torah portion.

While delivering the blessing the priests hold their hands outstretched with the palm kedushaat downwards. No part of this material may be stored, transmitted, retransmitted, lent, or reproduced in any form or medium without the permission of Oxford University Press.

And this is why we say in our prayers that He forms light and creates darkness and not that He formed light and created ldvi “forms” in the present tense. The oldest one, Maier, died at a young age.

The priests thus bless the people that they themselves should be givers, that all their worship should be directed to the tremendous aim of giving delight to the Creator. He is considered by some to be the founder of Hasidism in central Poland. For He keduehat His influence at every moment to His creatures, and to all worlds, to all palaces, to all angels, and to all the Holy Hayyot.

Kedushat Levi : Torah Commentary by Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev (3 Vols.)

In Hasidic panentheistic vein is Levi Yitzhak’s remark on the first verse of Genesis: Search this site powered by FreeFind. This page was last edited on 3 Septemberat You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The second one, Israel, succeeded his father as leader of the Hasidic movement.


He had three sons. For at every moment He creates, at every moment He bestows vitality to all living creatures and all is from Him, blessed be He, and He is perfect and He includes all. He died on the 25th of Tishrei, and is buried in the old Jewish cemetery in Berdychiv[5] Ukrainethen under the control of the Russian Empire.

Levi Yitzchok of Berditchev

This biographical article about lfvi Ukrainian rabbi is a stub. When a man levl for himself he is in the category of a recipient. Reb Levi Yitzchok was known as the “defense attorney” for the Jewish people, because he would intercede on their behalf before God. Retrieved 7 March This Hasidic Judaism article is a stub. A giver holds his hand with the palm downward and the back of his hand upward. But when a man prays only for the sake of the delight that the Creator will leiv from his prayers, that man is a giver, giving something to God, so to speak.

Views Read Edit View history. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 10 September Known for his compassion for every Jew, he was one of the most beloved leaders of Eastern European Jewry.