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Bidding Information
Lot #    13769
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 12:48:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Joseph Hayyim Ha'Kohen
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר יוסף חיים הכהן ראב'ד
Author    [Ms. - Morocco]
City    Jerusalem
Publication Date    1919
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 225:141 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, neat rabbinic script, signed, stamped, and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   The Chief Rabbi of the Bet Din for Moroccan Jews inquires of the Assistance Board to help a recent oleh from Alexandria, Egypt.

R. Joseph Hayyim b. Judah Ha'Kohen (1851-1921) was born in Mogador and came to Jerusalem in 1866. As an attestation to his renown, piety, and rabbinical scholarship his multi-volume work Minchat Kohen (Jerusalem 1902-11) carries the approbations of all prominent rabbis in Eretz Israel, Ashkenazim and Sephardim alike.

          
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Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
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Kind of Judaica