The scrolls were made for the Baal Shem of London, Rabbi Hayim Samuel Jacob de Falk, an Eastern European Sephardic Jew, who was a dabbler in magic, a maker of amulets and a cabbalist who used incantations to accomplish paranormal feats, such as finding lost treasure.

Provenance

The Great Synagogue, Aldgate, destroyed in the Blitz, 1941.


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