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Lot #    14753
Auction End Date    6/13/2006 12:32:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Elezar Reuven Muskin
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר אלעזר ראובן מושקין
Author    [Ms.]
City    Chicago
Publication Date    1923
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on stationary, Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Followup on the removal of an unqualified rabbi by the Agudat haRabonim. R. Elezar Reuven Muskin (b. 1889) was born near Kovno, educated in Lithuanian yeshivot. R. Muskin arrived in Chicago in 1912, began what became an illustrious rabbinical career. He was involved in all major Chicagoan decisions affecting Jewish religious life. The slaughterers of kosher meet, the supervisors, the butchers, etc. all were made to abide by his rulings. A erudite scholar, he published many articles and responsa in contemporary periodicals.
          
Reference
Description
   Toldot Anshei Shem p. 84
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica