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Lot #    16291
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 10:01:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Deed to Burial Plot on Mount of Olives
Title (Hebrew)    שטר אחוזת קרקע בהר הזתים, חלק החסידים
Author    [Ms. - Community]
City    Jerusalem
Publication Date    1866
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 297:202 mm., light age staining, some creasing, ink on paper, neat Rashi rabbinic script, signed, dated, and sealed.
   Deed assigning burial plot to Ya'acov ben Avraham Moses, 9 cu. x 9 cu. on the Mount of Olives in the sector of the Hasidim, dated Nissa 5, [5]626. The document bears signatures of three rabbis, each signed twice, the seal of the society - twice. Signed are:

R. Hai Jedidya b. Solomon Moses Sassoon (d. 1874), rabbi of Jerusalem. R. Sassoon was head of the Keneset Israel yeshiva which was founded by the saintly R. Hayyim b. Attar. A prominent leader of the community his name appears on many period documents and approbations.

R. Jacob Cordovero was a rabbinical scholar and noted member of the Jerusalem society. He was descendant form the family of R. Moses Cordovero, the 16th century kabbalist.

   Enc. Hakhmei Yisrael, v. 2, col. 7;
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
History:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Other:    Deed
Kind of Judaica