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Bidding Information
Lot #    14040
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 10:50:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Sh'nat Shabbat Shabbaton
Title (Hebrew)    שנת שבת שבתון
Author    Edah HaHaredit/ Va'ad HaIr HaAshkenazi
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    Defus Hatechiya
Publication Date    1958
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. Broadside, 630:475 mm., light age staining, creased on folds.
          
Detailed
Description
   An announcement that a Sabbatical Year (Shemittah) will begin soon. This announcement is a dated the 13th of Sivan (usually in June, with the Sabbatical year beginning with Rosh Hashanah in approximately September). The announcement stresses the importance of the observance of the mitzvot connected with the land (of Israel) and especially with the laws of Shemittah.

Moreover, it emphasizes that it is the responsibility of the community to support those who observe Shemittah. It also asks those who will observe it to list their names. This is signed by R. Pinchas Epstein and R. Yisrael Yitzhak Reisman and R. David Halevi Jungreis.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
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Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica