This text was prepared by William Gross:
R. Jonathon Eybeschuetz’s personal defense against the accusation of belief in the false messiah, Shabbetai Tzvi, and the charge that R. Eybeschuetz had written Sabbatian amulets. The work includes an innocent interpretation of his own Kabbalistic amulets, deciphered by his opponents (esp. R. Ya’akov Emden) as heretical.
Luchot Edut" comprises articles and rabbinic letters regarding the polemic of the amulets which arose against Rabbi Yehonatan Eibeshitz. Altona, . It is the first edition of this book. In it are articles, letters and proclamations from rabbis and community leaders, who supported Rabbi Yehonatan Eibeshitz in the polemic which arose following the mistaken accusation that he had joined the Shabtai Zvi false messianic movement, and regarding the objections to the amulets which he wrote. At the beginning of the book is an introduction by Rabbi Yehonatan with the development of the controversy. At the end is a commentary upon one amulet and a sermon which "I gave when the earthquake began on February 23, 1751, where I have justified myself abundantly".
It is Eybeschuetz’s only work printed in his lifetime.
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