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Lot #    31017
Auction End Date    7/26/2011 12:29:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Isaiah Schorr
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר ישעי' שור, אב'ד יאס
Author    [Ms.]
City    Jassy
Publication Date    183?
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 308:212 mm., light age staining, ink on paper, creased and split on folds, Ashkenazic script, signed by rabbi, and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Bet din agreement signed by R. Isaiah b. Moses Schorr (1777-1879), rabbi of Jassy and other prominent communities. R. Schorr served in the rabbinate for over 70 years, his responsa and novellae fill several volumes. He was born in Mikulintsy, Galicia into a distinguished rabbinical family. He was a pupil of R. Aaron of Karlin; R. Israel of Kozienice, R. Menahem Mendel of Kosov and R. Zevi Hirsch of Zidachov. He served in Horodanka followed by other communities finally accepting the Jassy rabbinate in 1850 where he remained until his passing. An erudite scholar, he wrote several volumes, and was consulted the world over for his rabbinical opinions.
          
Reference
Description
   Wedner v. 5, col 94-97
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Rumania
  
Subject
Halacha:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica