Haggadahcontainedin the Babylonian Talmud,partlysupplemented bythe Haggadahfrom the JerusalemTalmud,RabbiYaakovgatheredIbnHabib.
"EinYaakov" is apopularcollection ofTalmudicHaggadah, composedin thebeginning of the XVIcentury,p.JacobbenShlomoIbnHabibandescorts reviewsoriginator.The first volumeof this editionincludeshaggadicmaterial containedin the treatiseBrachot("Blessings")of the Babylonian Talmud.
Much of thelifeof RabbiYaakovbenShlomoIbnHabib(about1450-1516gg.)Occurred inthe last periodin the long andmagnificenthistory of SpanishJewry.Publication of"EinYaakov" finishedafter the deathof his fatherp.LeviIbnJacob, who gavethe second partof this collectionnameBeit Yaakov("Houseof Jacob").
AnthologyEinYaakovwonsuch popularitythat rarelygets to sharesomebooks.Until the middleof the XX centuryEinYaakovenduredmore than a hundredpublicationsto himwas composedof about twentycomments.At the endof the XIX centurythe commentEinYaakovwasAvraƒamRabbiYitzhakha-KoƒenCook.In manysynagogues,the customof dailystudy ofthe EinYaakovbetweenMinchaafternoon prayerandthe sunset prayerMaariv.Asa collectionof proverbs,tales ofrighteousinterpretationof the Written Torah,moralizingstatementsand argumentsof philosophical andtheologicalnatureof EinYaakovbecame reallypopular books.Herstudyis oftenconsideredin connectionwith the foregoing,in the ancientMidrashSifrei:"If you wantto knowHimby whosewordcreatedthe world, study theHaggadah."It is importantto note thatTorah scholarswho are familiarwith mostagadotthe textof the Talmud, is located inEinYaakovimportantthingsfor themselves.
This editionof EinYaakov-a great event:the first timecarrieda Russian translation ofthe truetreasures ofthe Jewish faithand thought.Translationmadeknown expertDovKontorerandincludes a thoroughandextensive experienceworking with commentsandtraditionhascarriedtranslationsin Yiddish andEnglish....