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Lot #    13222
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 12:45:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Document with several important signatorues
Title (Hebrew)    מכתב עחי'ק של רבני למברג
Author    [Ms.]
City    Lemberg
Publication Date    1800
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 243:189 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on paper, neat Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter affirming the appointment of gaboim (sextons) for the Lemberg Jewish community, written and signed by R. Simha b. Benjamin ha-Kohen Rapoport, signed by R. Moses Jolles, signed by R. Ephraim Fishel Meisas, and signed by R. Abraham Leib Jolles.

R. Simha ha-Kohen Rapoport was the son of R. Benjamin b. Simhah ha-Kohen Rapoport, Galician preacher who lived at Brzezany toward the end of the eighteenth century. He was the author of "Gebulot Binyamin" (Lemberg, 1799), containing novellae on the Pentateuch arranged in the order of the "parashiyyot," novellae on the sayings of Rabbah bar bar Hanah, and a commentary on the Pesah Haggadah. His father in law was R. Hayyim ha-Kohen Rapoport of Ostrog, Volhynia, author of "Mayim Hayyim," responsa (Zhitomir, 1858).

          
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica