Auction No. 113

Famous personalities, Art, Seforim, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

Apr 8, 2019

Auction No. 113

Opening $ 400
Estimate $ 500 - $ 600
Sold for $ 1,342
Including buyer's premium

Halachic deliberation regarding a man whose wife was hospitalized in a mental home, and he cannot live with her. Can he divorce her or marry an additional wife, so that he can fulfill the commandment to be fruitful and multiply?

Rabbi Kornitzer (1881-1933) was a great-grandson of the Chatam Sofer - from both his mother and his father. He was rabbi in Selish and then in Krakow. His sons-in-laws were Rabbi Shabtai Frankel and Rabbi Menachem Tzvi Eisenstdat, who lectured in the city and was a member of the Krakow city council.

[1] leaf. Ink on paper. 29x23 cm. Written and signed by Rabbi Yosef Nechemiah Kornitzer. Fine condition. Fold marks. Light tears in the fold, without affecting text.

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