Handwritten Kabbalistic Explanations on Midrash Rabbah from Rabbi Yitzchak Eizik of Zidichov
A segulah for Children, Life and Livelihood
A large page from Midrash Rabbah printed with wide margins and Torah novellae around it, bringing down explanations on Chazal according to the teachings of the Ari and his uncle Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh of Zidichov.
It is known that Rabbi Yitzchak Isaac wrote his Torah novellae with tremendous holiness and purity, crowned with his tallis and tefillin. On this particular page he quotes the Zohar, the Ari and his Rabbi. He himself attributed a power of holiness to his writings as quoted by his close disciple, the Imrei Yosef of Spinka: "Once, the Admor… said in his pure language that from here every person could attain salvation for children, life and livelihood."
Rabbi Yitzchak Eizik of Zidichov (1805 – 1873) was a G-dly man who led a following of thousands. He was well-versed in all aspects of Talmud, Midrash and Kabbala and testified about himself that he was well versed in the sefarim of Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh of Zidichov. He dedicated his entire life to Torah and to serving Hashem and prayed and brought about great blessing and abundance for the Jewish people.. He attributed great importance to his sefer Mahari on Midrash Rabbah and commanded his children that it be published first.