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Letter by R. Isaac Weiss, Rabbi of Verbo, Kadlburg (Oroszwar) 1912

כתב מה"ר יצחק ווייס אב"ד ווערבוי - Manuscript

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  • Lot Number 50984
  • Title (English) Letter by R. Isaac Weiss, Rabbi of Verbo
  • Title (Hebrew) כתב מה"ר יצחק ווייס אב"ד קאדלבורג; ווערבוי
  • Note Manuscript
  • City Kadlburg (Oroszwar)
  • Publication Date 1912
  • Estimated Price - Low 1,000
  • Estimated Price - High 2,000
  • ConsignorName BNSC

  • Item # 1813504
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Physical Description

Postcard, light age staining, ink on card, creased with age staining, Ashkenazic script by the Rabbi, signed, and dated.

 

Detail Description

Letter by R. Isaac b. Isaiah Issachar Beer Weiss (1877-1942), Rabbi of Verbo. He was born in Pressburg and studies at the Yeshiva of the Shevet Sofer. At a young age he was appointed a Dayan in Pressburg. In 1903 (1906?) he was appointed Rabbi of Kadlburg (Oroszwar), followed by Verbo in 1916, where he served till his untimely death by the accursed Nazis in 1942.  An erudite Talmudic scholar he authored many halakhic and historic works including the resposa Siah Yitzhok, (multiple volumes)and a history of the Pressburg rabbinate, Avnei Bet haYotzer. R. Weiss perished in the Holocaust near Lublin.

 

References:

Oheli Shem p. 436; Ha-Hatam Sofer ve-Talmuduv p.585

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