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Lot #    21463
Auction End Date    8/12/2008 1:00:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Jacob Hai Zrehen
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר יעקב חי זריהן
Author    [Ms.]
City    Tiberius
Publication Date    1949
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 294:222 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, neat Sephardic script, signed and dated.
   Letter by R. Jacob Hai b. Baruch Zrehen (1869-1953) chief rabbi of Tiberius. was born and passed on in Tiberius. A erudite rabbinical scholar, he is the author of several scholarly works: Helek Yaakov (Jerusalem 1902) homiletics; Bikhurei Yaakov (Jerusalem 1906) novellae to the Shulhan Arukh Orah Hayyim and Yore Deah; Shuprah deYaakov (Jerusalem 1912) commentary with kabbalistic insights to the Pentateuch; Ohel Yaakov (Jerusalem 1931) commentary with kabbalistic insights to the Pentateuch. All works carry the approbations of Erez Israel's most notable Sephardic and Ashkenazi rabbis. He served as Chief Rabbi of the Sephardim in Tiberius for many years.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica