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Bidding Information
Lot #    13650
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 11:48:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    A budapesti auat. Orth. Chewra Kadisa
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Only Ed. - Unrecorded - Community] Josef Herzog
City    Budapest (Pest)
Publication Date    1924
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [3] pp., 293:210 mm., usual age staining, wide margins, split and taped on creases.
          
Detailed
Description
   The first page is written in German, with Hebrew additions. It is announcing the opening of a new cemetery on December 23 (1923) and is calling for a public fast . It is signed by Josef Herzog (the head of the Hevra Kadisha).

The following two pages are written in Hebrew. The first of the two is a listing of the customs and prayers connected with opening a cemetery.

The last one seems to be the same as the German of the first page. It announces the opening of the new cemetery and requests that all those whose health permits to fast. It also requests an increase of good deeds, such as contributing to charity, "thereby may the Merciful One listen to entreaties and decree only good for us"

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
Customs:    Checked
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica