Letter of Chiddushei Torah by
Rabbi Yosef Pressburger
Raavad of Mattersdorf, 1904
An in-depth, scholarly letter on the topic of
, handwritten and autographed by Rabbi Yosef Pressburger, Raavad of Mattersdorf.
Rabbi Yosef Pressburger was a close disciple of the Ksav Sofer and author of Tiferes Yosef.
Rabbi Yosef Pressburger (circa 1847-1924)
was a talmid of the Ksav Sofer and Rabbi Michael Pupa of Serdheil. He married the daughter of the Raavad of Mattersdorf Rabbi Aharon Singer, a talmid of the Chasam Sofer, and in 1895, succeeded his father-in-law as Raavad of the city. Throughout his life, Rabbi Yosef lived a life of modesty, and
His chiddushim recorded in Tiferes Yosef, were printed by his son-in-law and successor Rabbi Yisrael Taussig, a dayan in Mattersdorf and Jerusalem.
Mattersdorf, 1904. Page size: 24×13 cm. Handwritten on both sides. To the best of Genazym’s knowledge, this letter was never printed.
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