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Bidding Information
Lot #    22083
Auction End Date    11/18/2008 12:35:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Levi Isaac Frankel Rabbi of Bucharest
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר לוי יצחק פרענקעל, אב'ד באקארעשט
Author    [Ms. - Women]
City    Bucharest
Publication Date    1848
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 355:214 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on blue paper, neat Ashkenazic rabbinic script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Granting a divorce and alimony to a woman whose husband admits beating and abusing her. R. Levi Isaac b. Meshullem Zalman Frankel (Ashkenazi, d. 1864), Rabbi of Bucharest was a descendant of Hasidic rabbis, son in law of R. Jacob Joseph of Mohilev, grandson of the Be'er Mayyim Hayyim, the Degel Mahne Ephraim, the Kedushat Levi, and a brother of R. Samuel Frankel, father in law of the Belzer Rebbe. R. Levi Isaac's father changed the family name to Frankel from Ashkenazi - they were also descendants of the Haham Zevi.
          
Reference
Description
   Ozar ha-Rabonim 12491; Wedner v 4, col 290-292; Oheli Shem p. 241
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Rumania
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
Halacha:    Checked
Other:    Women
  
Characteristic
Blue Paper:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica