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Bidding Information
Lot #    18503
Auction End Date    7/10/2007 11:28:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Abraham Isaac Bloch
Title (Hebrew)    מכתב מה'ר אברהם יצחק בלאך הי'ד, אב'ד ור'מ טלז
Author    [Ms.]
City    Telsiai (Telz)
Publication Date    1940
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 272:222 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, typewritten on stationary, signed in ink and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   R. Abraham Isaac Bloch (1890-1941) Last Rosh Yeshiva of Telz in Lithuania. He was the son of R. Abraham Isaac whom he succeeded as Rosh Yeshiva. He was educated by his illustrious father and grandfather, R. Eliezer Gordon. At age 21 he was appointed as Rosh Yeshiva where R. Bloch developed the "individual educational method" wherein each student was encouraged to raise to his own level of ability. An erudite scholar he was widely loved and respected. He was brutally murdered with his family and the students of the Yeshiva by the accursed Nazis on 20 Tamuz.
          
Reference
Description
   Elleh Ezkerah, 1 (1956), 26-32.
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica