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Lot #    16310
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 10:10:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter By R. Shimon ha-Kohen Strasser
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר שמעון הכהן שטראסר ר'מ פרשבורג
Author    [Ms. - Community]
City    Pressburg (Bratislava)
Publication Date    192?
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 290:225 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on stationary, neat Ashkenazic script, signed, sealed, and dated.
   Letter of recommendation to student of the yeshiva by R. Shimon b. Akiva ha-Kohen Strasser (1893-1944). He was born in Miava, Hungary and educated in the Yeshiva of the Shevet Sofer who ordained him. He also studies with R. Joseph Zevi Dushinsky in Hust and other Hungarian scholars. An erudite scholar he was appointed to the Yeshiva in Pressburg at a young age and served until his untimely death in the Holocaust.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Other:    Hungary
History:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica