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Lot #    16342
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 10:26:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter from Sefat to Pesaro
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מצפת לק'ק פיסארו
Author    [Ms. - Community]
City    Sefat - Pesaro
Publication Date    1810
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 300:210 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on paper, signed by 7 rabbis and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   funds on behalf of the Sefat community. R. Abraham is known only from this mission as he died at a young age in Italy during the mission. The shedar document is signed by:

R. Isaac b. Hayyim Abulafia (18-19 cent), replaced his father as rabbi of Tiberius upon his passing, where his name appears on a Tiberius document in 1816. Erudite scholar and author of several works, apparently unpublished.

R. Hayyim b. Solomon Amram (b. 1780) erudite scholar and author of several works, published. He was scribe and rabbi in Sefat and the father of R. Nathan Amram.

R. Hayyim Joseph Zarafati (d. 1837), talmudic scholar who appears in Sefat and Tiberius, perished in the Sefat earthquake. He is an approbation signatory to the Pa'at ha-Shulhan (Sefat 1836).

R. Israel Zurijen (18-19 cent), this scholar's name appears on Sefat documents as early as 1793 and as late as 1821.

R. Benjamin Isaac b. David (18-19 cent), this scholar's name appears on Sefat documents as early as 1800 and as late as 1810.

R. Rahmim Jacob b. Reuven (18-19 cent), son in law of R. Issachar Abulafia and a Sefat scholar. In 1810 he was a shedar to Europe on behalf of Sefat. His name appears on Sefat documents as late as 1810. He passed on and is buried in Sefat.

R. Hayyim David Abulafia (18-19 cent), Sefat scholar, his name is known only from documents signed in 1810.

          
Reference
Description
   Yaari, Shluhei p. 670
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
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Kind of Judaica