Auction 54 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Tuesday, 7.2.17 (Your local time)
Israel
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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Large Collection of Manuscripts and Community Documents from the Beginning of the 19th Century / Keszthely ...

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Large Collection of Manuscripts and Community Documents from the Beginning of the 19th Century / Keszthely Community Archive
Large collection of manuscripts and community documents, including a collection of leaves and documents of the Kezthely (Hungary) community, [early 19th century].
The collection contains various letters, protocols of meetings of community leaders and activists, documents and regulations with various signatures. Most in Yiddish.
Among the leaves: · Unsigned letter of R. Shimon Weiner Rabbi of Lovasberény [one of the first disciples of the Chatam Sofer], addressed to "The great rabbi Av Beit Din of the Maher community". · Copy of an interesting letter by R. Shabtai Sheftel, Rabbi of Keszthely, who declares that if any claim arises against him, he relinquishes his rabbinical position and his salary. (Regarding R. Shabtai Sheftel and the dispute with his community which compelled him to leave the rabbinate, see: Ishim B'Teshuvot Chatam Sofer, p. 364). · Various community documents of the Keszthely community. Among them: a decision regarding the salary of the "poet", with many signatures of community leaders (1826); document regarding provisions for the yeshiva students in Keszthely (1835); etc. · Documents from other communities: Prague (1815), Oven-Yashan (Budapest) (tosefet ketuba, 1812), Leipnik (1815), and more.
31 items. Size and condition vary, overall good condition.

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