Winner's Auctions No. 111

Important Historic Documents, Haskalah, Einstein, Seforim, Manuscripts and Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

December 11, 2018
Opening $8,000
Estimate $12,000 - $15,000
Sold for $11,907
Including buyer's premium

Lengthy halachic responsum handwritten and signed by Rabbi Moshe Schick - Mahara"m Schick. Yergen, 1843.

This is a responsum on the topic 'chazakah d'meikara v'chazakah d'hashta.' The responsum was written while he served as rabbi of Yergen by recommendation of his rabbi, the Chatam Sofer, and sent to Rabbi Koppel Singer of Paks, disciple of the Chatam Sofer and the Ktav Sofer, who served as well as rabbi in Kerestir and Lösnich. The responsum was written about three years after the Chatam Sofer's passing, and right at the beginning of the responsum he quotes his rabbi's words on the topic.

[3] pages, ink on paper. 22x17 cm. Approximately 100 lines in his holy hand, signed at the end with his name: "The small one, Moshe of Brezová."

Rabbi Moshe Schick (1807-1879) great disciple of the Chatam Sofer, renowned rabbi of Chust and its rosh yeshivah, greatest adjudicator of Hungary, and leader of faithful Judaism in Hungary. Wrote novellae on Shas, a series of books of responsa, sermons and more.

Fine condition. Aging stains. Slight tears with slight damage to the text, without lack.

Category
Letters from Ashkenazic Rabbis