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Lot #    17214
Auction End Date    3/13/2007 11:04:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Document with Jerusalem rabbis
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מרבני בני מערבא בירושלים
Author    [Ms. - Community]
City    Jerusalem
Publication Date    1894
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 290:215 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on paper, signed, sealed, and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Describing the poverty and ails of the Jerusalem rabbinate and scholars, the document is signed by R. Moses Malka (d. 1900), Chief Judge of the Sephardic Bet Din, emissary and Torah scholar, arrived in Erez Israel in 1873 and as a result of his missions many synagogues and housing was built for Sephardic Jews in Jerusalem; R. Misod b. David ha-Kohen El-Hadad (1820-1927), Rosh Yeshiva of the kabbalah Yeshiva Bet El, author of several printed works on kabbalah, lived to the age of 107, R. Misod suffered much as he was unable to walk and needed to be carried on other people's shoulders; R. Shalom Malka (d. 1896), prominent torah and kabbalah scholar who lived in adverse poverty his entire life and authored several works.
          
Reference
Description
   Enc. le-Toldot Hakhmei Erez Israel
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica