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Bidding Information
Lot #    13312
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 1:30:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Anti-Belz Polemic
Title (Hebrew)    בעלז בגימטרי-ה סדום כולל עם מנהיגם
Author    [Polemic - Only Ed.]
City    [Jerusalem]
Publication Date    c. 1960
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Flyer, 117:174 mm., on blue papwer, light age staining.
          
Detailed
Description
   Declaring an old verse of the Admor of Munkacs, R. Hayyim Eleazar Shapira, that Belz's numerical value (109) equals Sodom (110) with the extra 1 for the leadership of Belz. Belz became embroiled in a bitter quarrel with the zaddik of Munkacs when R. Issachar Dov Rokeah, Admor of Belz moved to Munkacs in 1918. The dispute generated a voluminous exchange of polemics. The current flyer was issued by another group in the 1960's when they quarrelled with Belz.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
Polemics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica
  
Posters:    Checked