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Lot 61

Important and Interesting Historic Letter by the Rosh Yeshivah of 'Etz Chaim' Regarding the Controversy of Secular Study - the Montefiore Plan

Polemic letter from the rabbis of the 'Etz Chaim' yeshivah, - the oldest institution in Jerusalem, to the gaon Rabbi Simchah Bunum Sofer, author ofֲ Da'at Sofer, of Pressburg, discussing studying secular subjects and Arabic language study per the Montefiore Plan. Jerusalem, 19th century. Historic document. Letter sent to the head of the Hungarian... more

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