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R' Shimon Shreiber - Sofer, "Michtav Sofer"

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

Son of R' Moshe Rabbi Moshe Schreiber/Sofer, "Chatam Sofer" and Sorel-Sarah Schreiber-Sofer Kalischer (Eger) [2nd wife]
Husband of Miriam Sternberg
Father of Akiva Schreiber; Yisrael David Dov Sofer (Schreiber); Yoel Schreiber; Shlomo Alexander Sofer (Schreiber); חיים אהרון and 5 others
Brother of Hindel Ehrenfeld; Gittel Kornitzer Spitzer (Sofer Schreiber); Rabbi Avraham Shmuel Binyamin Sofer, "Ktav Sofer"; Simcha Lehmann; Yitzchak Leib Schreiber-Sofer and 8 others
Half brother of Gleuckchen Kalischer and Fadel Rodisch Gins-Schlesinger

Occupation: Rabbi of Krakov
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About R' Shimon Shreiber - 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

יסד עם הגאון הקדוש ר' יהושע מבלז את ארגון "מחזיקי הדת" ושימש כנשיאו. שנים רבות היה ציר היהדות החרדית של גליציה בפרלמנט האוסטרי

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

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