StorageSiteUCL Special Collections
Reference Number MS MOCATTA/13
TitleMegilat sedarim. Melitsat ha-shirah
DescriptionHistory of the Jews of Moravia; with Hebrew poem
Extent1 volume containing 41 folios
AdminHistoryAbraham Broda (Leipniker Lwy), born Timisoara, Rumania, c1690; dayan of the Jewish community of Usov, Moravia and a respected merchant; succeeded in obtaining permission to build two prayer houses, 1753, and recorded the proceedings in his 'Megilat Sedarim', to be read yearly on Simhat Torah.
CustodialHistoryPresented by Mrs Ernest Lowy. Formerly held with other Jewish collections in the Mocatta Library of University College London.
AcquisitionTransferred from the Mocatta Library (subsequently the Jewish Studies Library) of University College London.
AccessConditionsThe papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
Related MaterialUniversity College London Special Collections also holds a translation of this work (Ref: MS MOCATTA 24) and other works by Abraham Broda (Ref: MS MOCATTA 11, 28)
PublnNoteMegilat Sedarim published in Berlin in 1895, edited by Emanuel M. Baumgarten, with notes by David Kaufmann.
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