Re: R' Yokel HIRSCH from Nowy Targ #rabbinic

Sandor Bacskai <bacskaisanyi@...>

On 2006.05.10, Joel Hirsch <jhirsch@...> wrote:

[...] we would like to find out the exact location of his original
burial place, and the exact date that he died, as well as more
information on his background [...]
Dear Joel,

Regarding the exact date when the Rabbi of Nowy Targ passed away, did
you check the Jewish records? Did you try to find the paper "Machzike
Hadass"? This weekly was published in Cracow by Rabbi Shimon Sofer
(the son of the Chasam Sofer of Pressburg).

Sandor Bacskai
Budapest, Hungary

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