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Lot #    13086
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 11:37:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Aaron Judah Arak
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר אהרן יהודא אראק
Author    [Polemic - Ms.]
City    Bronx, New York
Publication Date    c. 1950
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 277:215 mm., ink on stationary, 10 lines of text in a neat Ashkenazic script, signed, not dated.
   Anti-Zionist polemical letter protesting the education of Polish children, Holocaust survivors, who were smuggled to Israel through Teheran by the Jewish Agency in Palestine and placed in non-religious kibbutzim to be secularized.

R. Aaron Judah b. Samuel Arak (b. 1895), Galician scholar, was ordained by his uncle R. Meir Arak (1855-1925) the noted Galician rabbinical authority and author of many important works. R. Aaron Judah was the rabbi of Cong. Achvah Vereiut in Vienna from 1920-1939. In 1941, he emigrated to the United States and served in Cong. Bet Shalom of the Bronx for many years. He was the son in law of the Skoler Rebbe, wrote several works which apparently still remain in manuscript.

   Toldot Anshei Shem p. 5
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
Polemics:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica