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Lot #    9116
Auction End Date    1/11/2005 3:16:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Raphael Abraham Shalom Sharabi
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר רפאל אברהם שלום שרעבי, נכד הרש'ש
Author    [Ms. - History - Ladino]
City    Damascus
Publication Date    c. 1800
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 306:152 mm., light age staining, creased and split on folds, ink on paper, neat Sephardic script, signed.
   Letter in Ladino addressed to Constantinople in which the rabbi describes the horrible situation in Jerusalem. The economic problems, Arabs who attack and kill at random are detailed. R. Sharabi, a grandson of the R. Shalom Sharabi (d. 1827), was head of the Bet El Yeshiva for Kabbalah in Jerusalem.
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Other:    Syria
History:    Checked
Language:    Ladino
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica