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Letter by R. Jacob Saul Elyashar, Jerusalem 1902

כתב מה"ר יעקב שאול אלישר - Manuscript

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  • Lot Number 54261
  • Title (English) Letter by R. Jacob Saul Elyashar
  • Title (Hebrew) כתב מה"ר יעקב שאול אלישר
  • Note Manuscript
  • City Jerusalem
  • Publication Date 1902
  • Estimated Price - Low 300
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  • Item # 2570620
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Physical Description

[1] p., 288:205 mm., light age staining, ink on paper, right side of text clipped affecting letters, signed, stamped, and dated.

 

Detailed Description   

R. Jacob Saul b. Eliezer Jeroham Elyashar (1817–1906), Sephardi chief rabbi of Erez Israel (rishon le-Zion). A grandson of R. Jacob ben Hayyim Elyashar, he was born in Safed. His father, a dayyan, shohet, and cantor there, was arrested by the Turkish authorities, but succeeded in escaping and settled with his family in Jerusalem. When R. Jacob Saul was seven, he lost his father, and his mother remarried in 1828. His stepfather, R. Benjamin Mordecai Navon, became his teacher and supported him for many years. R. Elyashar married the daughter of hakham bashi, R. Raphael Meir Panigel. He was appointed a dayyan in Jerusalem in 1853, and in 1869 head of the bet din. He succeeded his father-in-law as hakham bashi and rishon le-Zion in 1893.

 

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