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Lot #    15239
Auction End Date    7/18/2006 12:37:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Eigenthums-Urkunde
Author    [Psalms Society]
City    Czernowitz
Publisher    Chabira Thilim
Publication Date    1892
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Certificate, [2] pp., 386:279 mm., light age staining, creased and taped on folds, ink on printed paper form, signed by all members of the society.
          
Detailed
Description
   This is a copy of a certificate labelled NO. 19, and dated 10 September, 1892. Israel Fallik is certified as a member of a group called the Czernowitzer Psalmer-Vereins "Chabira Thilim", which was founded in December 10, 1873. It is signed by 10 people and stamped with an official stamp (the type of stamp for which taxes are paid), in addition to a rubber stamp with the words Psalm Verein Czernowitz surrounding the Hebrew words שנת חבורה תהלים. The recital of the whole Book of Psalms is widespread, whether as an act of piety by saintly individuals, or by groups of unlearned people. For this purpose "societies of reciters of psalms" (hevrot tehillim) were and continue to be formed, and in recent times a special society has been formed in Jerusalem whereby two separate groups recite the whole Book of Psalms daily at the Western Wall. The psalms are included in their entirety in all large prayer books.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Customs:    Checked
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica