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Bidding Information
Lot #    19974
Auction End Date    2/19/2008 11:05:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by by R. Shabbetai Bohbout
Title (Hebrew)    מכתב מה'ר שבתי בוחבוט, רב הראשי דק'ק בירות
Author    [Ms.]
City    Beirut
Publication Date    1944
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 280:218 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on stationary, neat Sephardi hand, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter by R. Shabbetai b. Solomon Bohbout (1870-1948), Chief Rabbi of Aleppo. R. Shabbetai was born in Jaffa and educated in Jerusalem yeshivot. He served as a member of the Jaffa Bet Din prior to assuming the Chief Rabbi position in Aleppo. In 1924 he was selected to serve as the Chief Rabbi of Beirut where he served until his passing. An erudite scholar and noted orator his sermons and responsa are printed in contemporary works. He was the author of several Halakha works.
          
Reference
Description
   Otzer Ha'Rabonim 18040
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Syria
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica