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Lot #    13963
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 10:20:42 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Jonathan Steif
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר יונתן שטייף
Author    [Ms.]
City    Brooklyn
Publication Date    1953
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 165:216 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, signed and dated. Envelope included.
          
Detailed
Description
   R. Jonathan b. Zvi Steif (1877-1958), was a prominent rabbinical scholar, served in prestigious communities. A student of the Ktav Sofer, he was appointed to the Budapest Rabbinical court in 1923. After the Holocaust he settled in the United States where his views and responsa were widely accepted. Several of his works were published in Europe during his lifetime, several books of collected responsa and novella were printed in Brooklyn after his demise.
          
Reference
Description
   Isaac Joseph Kohen, Hakhmei Hungaria, pp. 495
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica