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Lot #    21329
Auction End Date    8/12/2008 11:53:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Rafael David Saban
Title (Hebrew)    מכתב מה'ר רפאל דוד סאבאן, רב הראשי בטורקי'
Author    [Ms. - Community]
City    Istanbul
Publication Date    1956
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 184:130 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, light age staining, signed, dated, and stamped.
   Letter by R. Rafael David b. Nissim Saban (1873-1961), Hakham Bashi (Chief Rabbi) of Turkey. R. Saban was appointed in 1940 and served until his passing. A child prodigy, born to a wealthy merchant, he began his education early and mastered Talmud at age nine. An erudite scholar, R. Saban, served in several prestigous communities before his appointment as Hakham Bashi. He passed on on the Sabbath, 7th of Kislev, 5761.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Greece-Turkey:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica