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Bidding Information
Lot #    21959
Auction End Date    11/18/2008 11:33:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Receipt by R. Akiva Schrieber (Sofer)
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר עקיבא סופר, בעמ'ס דעת סופר
Author    [Ms.]
City    Jerusalem
Publication Date    1949
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] f., 280:222 mm., ink on paper, typewritten document, light age staining, creased on folds, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Collective receipt from several institutions to a donor in Brooklyn New York for $35.00. Signed in the center is R. Akiva Sofer (1878–1959), son of R. Simhah Sofer, succeeded his father as rabbi and rosh yeshivah of Pressburg. In 1940 he settled in Israel where he reestablished the yeshivah of Pressburg (Jerusalem), acting as its head until his death. His publications are: Da'at Sofer (1963) on Torah, and responsa (2 vols., 1965).
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica