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Lot #    6428
Auction End Date    1/13/2004 1:10:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Mordecai Vorhand
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר מרדכי פארהאנד מנייטרא
Author    [Ms.]
City    Nitra
Publication Date    1910?
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [2] pp., 237:155 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, Ashkenazi script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Addressed to R. Moses Blau in Jerusalem.

R. Mordecai b. Moses Vorhand (1887-1945) was ordained by his uncle, R. Hillel Lichtenstein and other noted rabbis. He served as chief judge of Nitra, followed by the same prestigous position in Bethluen. He is the author of Be'er Mordecai, responsa and novellae on the laws of Niddah and Mikveh (Galanta 1927); Kinyan Hadash (Budapest 1923) on the laws of Ketubah. R. Vorhand became a Holocaust victim, he perished in the Bergen Belzen ovens.

          
Reference
Description
   Oholei Shem p. 222
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica