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Lot #    16926
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 11:22:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Divorce Attestment by R. Naftali Reiter
Title (Hebrew)    כתב גירושון מה'ר נפתלי רייטער
Author    [Ms. - Women]
City    New York
Publication Date    1905
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 204:245 mm., light age staining, ink on paper, neat Ashkenazic script, signed, stamped, and dated.
   Attesting that a women was divorced in accordance with halakha. The document is dated Sunday, 9 Shevat, 5665 and signed by R. Naftali Reiter, Rabbi of the Dikler congregation, Moses ben Eliezer ha-Kohen, and Reuven ben Zevi. Divorce decrees are destroyed after the Bet Din approves the divorce so that no issues may subsequently be raised on their validity. Instead, rabbis have issued letters to the divorced parties affirming that the process was properly performed, which were then used by the recipient for remarriage.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
Other:    Women
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Other:    Decree
Kind of Judaica