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Lot #    17167
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 1:22:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by Dr. Moshe Wallach
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מד'ר משה וואללאיך
Author    [Ms. - Community]
City    Jerusalem
Publication Date    1923
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 158:200 mm., light age staining, creased, ink on stationary, signed by Dr. Wallach and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter seeking continued assitance for a patient by Dr. Moshe Wallach (Moritz; 1866–1957), pioneer of medicine in Erez Israel. Wallach, born in Cologne, Germany, received an Orthodox education, and studied medicine at Berlin and Wuerzburg. In 1891 he settled in Jerusalem and opened a clinic in the Old City. With financial support from Amsterdam and Frankfort he purchased land at a deserted spot outside the city walls for the establishment of a modern hospital. Named Sha'arei Zedek ("Gates of Righteousness"), the hospital was opened in 1902. Attached to it was a small farm. He served as director of the hospital until his retirement in 1947, giving it its Orthodox stamp.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica