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Zeitlin, Aaron 1898-1973 Aharon Tsaytlin
Ya'akov Frank : drame in zeks bilder
B. Kletskin, vilna, Vilnius, Lithuania, 1929. In Yiddish. 108, (1) pages. 202 x 139 mm. Pages somewhat yellowed. Ex libraries with deaccessioned stamp. It was owned by the Sifriya Amamit Moriya, Jerusalem, the Sifriya Benei Betzalel, Jerusalem, and then by the famed Habima library from which it was de-accessioned, as indicated by its old, purple rubber stamp impression. Libraries worldwide that own item: 3 On t.p. verso: Jakow Frank / A. Cejtlin. -- Warszawa : Druk. B. Kleckina. Jacob Joseph Frank (Jakub Jozef Frank; born Jakub Lejbowicz) 1726 Korolówka, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth - Dec. 10, 1791 Offenbach am Main, Principality of Isenburg-Birstein) was a Polish-Jewish religious leader who claimed to be the reincarnation of the self-proclaimed messiah Sabbatai Zevi (1626?1676) and also of the biblical patriarch Jacob. The Jewish authorities in Poland excommunicated Frank and his followers for his heretical doctrines that included deification of himself as a part of a trinity and other controversial concepts such as neo-Carpocratian "purification through transgression." Frank arguably created a new denomination of Judaism, now referred to as Frankism, which incorporated some aspects of Christianity into Judaism. The development of Frankism was one of the consequences of the messianic movement of Sabbatai Zevi, the religious mysticism that followed socioeconomic changes among the Jews of Poland, Lithuania and Ruthenia. There were numerous Jewish secret societies of Sabbateans (followers of Sabbatai Zevi), known as Donmeh, in Eastern Poland (now Ukraine), particularly in P … [Click Below for Full Description]
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