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Portrait of Rabbi Akiva Eger

Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, Moscow, Russia

Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center

Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center

(Rabbi Akiva Eger (1761-1837) was a an outstanding Talmudic scholar and sage, one of the foremost leaders of European Jewry of his time. He was the head rabbi of the Jewish community in Poznan from 1814 to 1837. Portraits of Rabbi Akiva Eger were very popular among the Orthodox Jews of Central and Eastern Europe up until WWII).

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  • Title: Portrait of Rabbi Akiva Eger
  • Creator: Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, Moscow, Russia
  • Location: Poland, mid 19th century, 35,5х28.

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