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Bidding Information
Lot #    15099
Auction End Date    7/18/2006 11:28:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Shalom Kutna
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר שלום קוטנא, אב'ד אייזנשטאט
Author    [Ms.]
City    Eisenstadt
Publication Date    1900
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Calling card with text on both sides, 64:107 mm., light age staining, ink on card, neat Ashkenazic script, dated, signed "your good friend, respecfully." Includes original enevelope.
          
Detailed
Description
   R. Shalom b. Aaron Kutna (1826-1909) was born in Tatce and studied under the Ktav Sofer. He served in several prestigious communities before settling in Eisenstadt in 1870 where he remained until his passing. An erudite scholar he wrote many responsa and novellae, primarily on important current issues, printed are: Kol al haMayim (Vienna 1886) responsa on the use of steam driven mills for Passover matzoh flour; Mispad Tamrurim (Paks 1894), eulogy on R. Zalman Spitzer of Vienna; Ve-ka-Torah Jaseh (Paks 1897-99), responsa on intermarriage and conversion; Shalom uBracha (Germany 1904) on cremation; Ateret Shalom veEmet (Paks 1894-1906) novellae and homiletics.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Halacha:    Checked
Novellae:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica