- Lot Number 51891
- Title (English) Blank receipt of the Yeshiva Hafez Hayyim
- Title (Hebrew) קבלה מהישיבה חפץ חיים בראדין
- City Radin
- Publication Date 1930's
- Estimated Price - Low 200
- Estimated Price - High 500
- Item # 2055834
- End Date
- Start Date
 pp., 120:213 mm., usual age staining.
R. Israel Meir Ha-Kohen (Hafez Hayyim, 1838–1933) is one of the most saintly figures in modern Judaism. Of humble origin, he was taught until the age of ten by his parents and then went to Vilna where he continued his studies. His surname Poupko is hardly known to even those who revere him; he is always referred to as Hafez Hayyim after the Sefer Hafez Hayyim, his first book. Hafez Hayyim’s personality, piety, humility of conduct, integrity of thought and action, together with his books, exercised a tremendous influence on religious leaders, and fascinated the general Jewish public, to whom he became a much beloved leader and moral guide. Hundreds of sayings full of practical wisdom are attributed to him, and hundreds of stories both factual and legendary, all rich in morals, are reported about his life.