R' Shimon Schreiber - Sofer, "Michtav Sofer"

Kraków, Kraków County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland

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R' Shimon Schreiber - Sofer, "Michtav Sofer"

Hebrew: שמעון סופר, מכתב סופר
Also Known As: "הרב שמעון - המכתב סופר", "Michtav Sofer", "Mikhtav Sofer", "Krakow Ruv"
Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Bratislava, Bratislava, Bratislava Region, Slovakia
Death: February 24, 1883 (62)
יארצייט:יז אדר ראשון, ה'תרמג
Place of Burial: Kraków, Małopolskie, Polska
Immediate Family:

Son of Chasam Sofer and Sorel-Sarah Schreiber-Sofer Kalischer (Eger) [2nd wife]
Husband of Miriam Sofer
Father of Akiva Schreiber; Yisrael David Dov Sofer (Schreiber); Yoel Schreiber/Sofer; Shlomo Alexander Sofer (Schreiber); Reisel Klein and 6 others
Brother of Rebbetzen Hindel Ehrenfeld; Gittel Kornitzer Spitzer (Sofer Schreiber); Rabbi Avraham Shmuel Binyamin Sofer, "Ktav Sofer"; Chana Yittel Geiger; Simcha Lehmann and 7 others
Half brother of Gleuckchen Kalischer and Fadel Rodisch Gins-Schlesinger

Occupation: Rabbi of Krakov
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About R' Shimon Schreiber - Sofer, "Michtav Sofer"

Rabbi Shimon Sofer (1820–1883) (German: Simon Schreiber) was a prominent Orthodox Jewish Rabbi in the 19th century. He was Chief Rabbi of Kraków, Poland after serving as Chief Rabbi of Mattersdorf. He was the second son of the famous Rabbi Moshe Sofer (Chassam Sofer) of Pressburg.

As president of the Orthodox Jewish party Machzikei HaDas, Sofer was a member of the Polenklub at the Reichsrat under the Austria-Hungary monarch Franz Joseph I. He was elected as Deputy of the Kolomyia district of Galicia. As a Halakhist and Talmudist he authored commentary and responsa in a work known today as Michtav Sofer.

1913-1990-The Eger Family Association- אילן ז

About שמעון סופר, מכתב סופר (עברית)

אבדק"ק מטסדורף - קראקא

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R' Shimon Schreiber - Sofer, "Michtav Sofer"'s Timeline

1820
December 18, 1820
Bratislava, Bratislava, Bratislava Region, Slovakia
1839
August 30, 1839
Age 18
Hungary
1844
1844
Age 23
1846
January 5, 1846
Age 25
Mattersburg, Mattersburg District, Burgenland, Austria
1847
1847
Age 26
1853
August 3, 1853
Age 32
1861
1861
Age 40
1883
February 24, 1883
Age 62
יארצייט:יז אדר ראשון, ה'תרמג
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