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Bidding Information
Lot #    10438
Auction End Date    5/24/2005 10:00:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Ruling by R. Moses Elijah of Bodrogkeresztur
Title (Hebrew)    פסק דין מה'ר משה אלי', אבד'ק קרעסטור
Author    [Ms.]
City    Bodrogkeresztur
Publication Date    1834
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 236:198 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on paper, neat Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Ruling in a financial dispute.

R. Moses Elijah (Weissberg) (d. 1837) was rabbi in Bodrogkeresztur from 1833 till his passing. Little is known of his personal life, he apparently came from Cracow. His scholarship and piety are attested to by R. Moses Sofer (Hatam Sofer) in responsa 14 (Even ha-Ezer) and respona 184 (Hoshen Mishpat) where he addreses R. Moses Elijah with distincion and honor. Among the Rabbis who officiated in Bodrogkeresztur include R. Zevi Hirsch Glanc (1826), grandson of R. Moses Teitelbaum, whose influence in the community made it a stronghold of Hasidism. R. Shaye Steiner (d. 1925), known as Reb Shayele, who lived in Bodrogkeresztur, was revered as a miracle-working rabbi.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
Halacha:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica