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Bidding Information
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
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 290:225 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on stationary, neat Ashkenazic script, signed, sealed, and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   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
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica