Auction No. 113

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

Apr 8, 2019

Auction No. 113

Opening $ 500
Estimate $ 700 - $ 800

Letter from Rabbi Menachem Mendel Katz, loyal scribe of the beit din in Pressburg for more than forty years. In the letter, he twice mentions the "Ktav Sofer," who was then the rabbi of the city.

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Katz was a disciple of the Chatam Sofer, who testified that if the Holy Temple would be standing, Rabbi Katz would be worthy of being the High Priest. The Ktav Sofer also wrote that he was "a senior disciple who followed the characteristics of his teacher... priest for Hash-m." He is mentioned in Shu"t Chatam Sofer and Shu"t Ktav Sofer. He passed away in 1867. His son-in-law was Rabbi Aharon David Deutsch, rabbi of Yarmat. Refer to: HaChatam Sofer V'Talmidav, 325-226.

[2] pages, 17x21 cm. In his hand and with his signature. Very fine condition.

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