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Lot #    14826
Auction End Date    6/13/2006 1:08:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Joseph Ben-Zion Rabinowitz
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מהאדמו'ר ממארעל-ברעזנע זצ'ל
Author    [Ms. - Hasidim]
City    Detroit
Publication Date    c. 1940
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 266:184 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, signed not dated, Ashkenazi script.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter by R. Joseph Ben-Zion b. Meshulam Zusia Rabinowitz (1897-1967) Admor of Harel-Brezana. Born and raised in a noted Hasidic dynasty, R. Joseph Ben-Zion settled in the US in 1926. He established his synagogue, Bet Shmuel, in Detroit and led his disciples for many years. He was an erudite Talmudic scholar and wrote several works, some remain in manuscript. In 1967 he moved to Erez Israel, settled in Givatayim, passed on in the same year.
          
Reference
Description
   Enc Hasidut v. 2, col. 137
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica