Auction No. 098

Holy books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors letters, Americana & Judiaca

March 27, 2017
Opening $ 750
Estimate $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
Sold for $ 1,159
Including buyer's premium

Volume of letters regarding a "Heter Meah Rabbanim" for a husband whose wife did not act like a proper Jewish woman, but refuses to accept a get.

Specifications: [3] pages, doubled leaf. 28x21 cm. [4] leaves with text on both sides, 21x17 cm. Sewn together with thread, loose stitches.

Unique features: The volume contains:
1> Description of the situation, and the psak of the rabbi permitting this "heter", Rabbi Dovid Raiz, Av Beit Din of Kolomea.
2> Approval for this heter by Rabbi Dovid HaLevi Horowiz, Av Beit Din of Stanislav.
3> Psakim from Jerusalem rabbis from 1930, with 100 signatures of Jerusalem rabbis and sages. Includes the signatures of Rabbi Zvi Pesach Frank; Rabbi Shimon Aharon Polanski of Teplyk; Rabbi Yosef Gershon Horowitz; Rabbi Eliyahu Re'em; Rabbi Chaim Yehuda Leib Auerbach; Rabbi Yisrael Isser ben Hagaon Rabbi Refael Shapiro; Rabbi Shmuel HaLevi Shenker; Rabbi Yechiel Michel Tukashinsky; Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchak Wachtfogel, Rabbi Shimon Zvi Horowitz;, Rabbi Yehoshua Alter Waldman, Av Beit Din of Końskowola; Rabbi Yechiel Michel Horowitz and more.

Condition: Moderate-fine. Fold marks. Aging stains. Water damage, including damage to some of the text.

Manuscripts from Ashkennaz