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Lot #    13220
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 12:44:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Hayyim Mordecai Braunroth
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר חיים מרדכי ברונרוט אב'ד טשעכאנאוו
Author    [Ms.]
City    Tel Aviv
Publication Date    1926
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] f., 265:205 mm., light age staining, ink on Hotel Sternfeld stationary, neat Ashkenazic script, signed, dated, and sealed.
          
Detailed
Description
   R. Hayyim Mordecai b. Nathan Zevi Braunroth (1881-1950) was born in Ostroleko, Poland. His father, a book seller, send him to R. Abraham of Sukachov for his early education. He was ordained at a young age by R. Malkiel Tenenbaum (Divre Malkiel), R. Menahem Yeruhleimsky (Rabbi of Kiltz), and R. Simeon Dov of Shidletz. R. Braunroth served in prestigous rabbinical positions, before accepting the position in Ciechanow where he served from 1916–39. During his tenure the Polish army instigated a pogrom there in 1920. He immigrated to Erez Israel in 1943 and settled in Tel Aviv. R. Hayyim Mordecai wrote Ozer ha-Hayyim (Piotrkow 1930), Omer u-Devarim (Warsaw 1936), Responsa on milking cows on the Sabbath (Jerusalem 1946), and Seterat Zekenim (Jerusalem 1948). Numerous other works are still in manuscript.
          
Reference
Description
   Encyclopedia shel ha-Zionit ha-Datit, v. 1, col. 386-387.
        
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Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
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Kind of Judaica