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Lot #    17079
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 12:39:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Yeshivat Or Thora
Author    [Community]
City    Tiberius
Publication Date    1905
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   First edition. [2] pp., 380:235 mm., usual age staining, creased.
   The front is printed in three languages German, Yiddish and Hebrew, and is a letter asking for funds to support the Yeshiva Or Tora which is located in the synagogue of Rabbi Meir Baal HaNes in Tiberius. The letter is signed by Dawid Siebenberg, Moses Kliers, Noach Weinberg and J. Mattes Sandberg and gives an address in Tiberias where contrinutions may be sent. An address for a representative (Moses Jedid Halwy) in Beirut for contributions is given as well.

The verso is almost entirely printed in German and is labeled Statuten der Jeschiwa Or Thora (by-laws of the Yeshiva Or Torah). 14 items are listed. For example, #4 states that the poor Talmide Chachomin (students ) of the Yeshiva get a monthly stipends to care for their wives and children.

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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
History:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Yiddish, German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica