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Bidding Information
Lot #    10810
Auction End Date    7/12/2005 10:09:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Raphael Baruch Toledano
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר רפאל ברוך טולידנו, אבד'ק מקנאס
Author    [Ms.]
City    Meknes
Publication Date    1956
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 301:212 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, neat Moroccan script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   R. Raphael Baruch b. Jacob Toledano (1892–1971) was rabbi in Meknes. After his father's death he was appointed to the bet din, and from about 1940 he was av bet din of Meknes. He was very active in community affairs, and founded yeshivot. He immigrated to Israel in 1965. R. Toledano wrote a summarized version of the complete Shulhan Arukh (1966), as well as a number of poems and piyyutim, some of which are recited by oriental communities and Sephardim. An erudite scholar and kabbalist, R. Toledano attracted many followers who sought his counsel and blessings.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Morocco
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica