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Bidding Information
Lot #    17043
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 12:21:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    The Rabbi's wife, how capabale is she?
Title (Hebrew)    מכתב אודות רבנית
Author    [Ms. - Community - Women] Joseph Koppel
City    Mattersdorf
Publication Date    1822
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 245:196 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on paper, neat Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Joseph Koppel of Mattersdorf writes to Isaac Baron in Kesthely a followup to their chance meeting at the market in Vienna. Isaac had inquired of Joseph as to the rumors that the wife of the applicant for the rabbinical position in Kesthely, a Rabbi Wolf, is unfit for the position of town Rebbetzin. The rumor mill accused her of being a spendthrift, lousy home-maker, and other inappropriate behaviors. Joseph replies that the rumors are false, he knows the woman personally, she is very sociable and would make an excellent Rebbetzin for Kesthely.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
History:    Checked
Other:    Women
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew, Judeo-German
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica