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Lot #    18387
Auction End Date    7/10/2007 10:31:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Abraham Hayyim Danziger of Alexander
Title (Hebrew)    מכתב מה'ר אברהם חיים דאנציגער בן האדמו'ר מאלכסנדר
Author    [Ms. - Hasidim]
City    Aleksandrow Lodzki (Alexander)
Publication Date    1926
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [2] ff., 140:214 mm., light age staining, split on folds, ink on paper, neat Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter by R. Abraham Hayyim b. Samuel Zevi Danziger of Alexander (d. 1943) was the son of the Admor of Alexander. He was killed by the accursed Nazis on Yom Kippur in Treblinka. Alexander was an influential dynasty of hasidic rabbis in Poland active from the second half of the 19th century. Their "court" was at Aleksandrow Lodzki (Yid.: Alexander), a small town near Lodz.
          
Reference
Description
   A.H. Zamlung, Eser Zekhuyyot (1931), 58f.; I.M. Bromberg, Admorei Alexander (1952); Aescoly, in: I. Halpern (ed.), Beit Yisrael be-Polin, 2 (1954), 131f.
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica