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Lot #    8597
Auction End Date    12/7/2004 11:41:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Synagounge Fund Raising Authority Portfolio
Title (Hebrew)    הן נרהיב עז בנפשנו
Author    [Community] Maros Ludas Jewish Community
City    Budapest
Publisher    Burian Mor
Publication Date    1886
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [4] pp., 342:210 mm., light age staining, few chips.
          
Detailed
Description
   A register for donations (no entries) with introductory letter in Hebrew and Hungarian authorizing the holder to solicit funds on behalf of the synagogue. The document is signed by two members of the synagogue and sealed.

Budapest, the capital of Hungary, was formed officially in 1873 from the towns of Buda, Obuda, and Pest, which each had Jewish communities. A Jewish community was formed in Ofen by the end of the 11th century. Organized Jewish communal life in Buda dates to the 13th century. Under King Matthias Corvinus (1458–90) the head of this community had jurisdiction over the Jews of the entire country. During the Ottoman era, Buda Jewry had Sephardi and Ashkenazi congregations. Two synagogues are known to have existed in 1647.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Hungarian
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica