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Lot #    16578
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 12:23:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    On the disputed appointment of Dr. Wilhelm Reich
Title (Hebrew)    Cultusgemeinde
Author    [Community - Only Ed. - Polemic - Unrecorded]
City    Trnava
Publisher    Kalisch & Katzburg
Publication Date    [1936]
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [2] pp., octavo, 235:155 mm., light age staining.
          
Detailed
Description
   Flier addressing the controversial continued appointment of Herr Expräses Wilhelm Reich. The leader states that it is An die verehrte Mitglieder unsere Cultusgemeinde (To the admired members our Community. The text, in German, has occasional Hebrew, such as the quote “the Holy One, blessed be He, weeps over three . . . on a parnas who exalts himself over the community” (Hagigah 5b). It calls for a private discussion of the issues at hand, which deals with the National Orthodox community. In resolving the issue it also quotes, “And you shall come to the priests the Levites, and to the judge who shall be in those days, and inquire; and they shall declare to you the sentence of judgment. And you shall do according to the sentence, which they of that place which the Lord shall choose shall declare to you; and you shall take care to do according to all that they inform you” (Deuteronomy 17:9-10). At the bottom of the second page is an extract from a responsa, entirely in Hebrew, from Zicharon Yehudah by R. Judah Gruenwald, the Satmer Oberrabbiner. This responsa deals with the correct manner in which a rav should be selected.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
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Subject
History:    Checked
Polemics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica