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Lot #    18422
Auction End Date    7/10/2007 10:47:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Moshe Shmuel Shapiro
Title (Hebrew)    מכתב מה'ר משה שמואל שפירא, ר'י באר יעקב
Author    [Ms.]
City    Be'er Yaakov
Publication Date    1981
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 231:166 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, neat Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter by R. Moshe Shmuel Shapiro (1914-2006) Rosh Yeshiva of Be'er Ya'akov. R. Shapiro was born in Minsk to his father R. Arye, rabbi of Bialystok. He was educated by his father, a grandson of the Neziv, and in 1933 entered the yeshiva of R. Elhanan Wasserman. He established the yeshiva in 1949 and continued to lead it until his passing. An erudite scholar, R. Shapiro served in many important community positions including the Moazot ha-Torah.
          
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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