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Lot #    18762
Auction End Date    8/21/2007 11:57:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Rafael Blum, Admor of Kasho
Title (Hebrew)    лъб одагое'ш очащей
Author    [Ms. - Hasidim]
City    Brooklyn
Publication Date    1959
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 280:215 mm., ink on stationary, Ashkenazic, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter by R. Rafael Blum, Admor of Kasho (c. 1910-2005). R. Blum was a devoted disciple of R. Saul Brach, rabbi of Kasho, and promoted many of his strong policies and suceeded him in the U.S. He helped rebuild the ultra-Orthodox community in the United States after the Holocaust. He had a small beard as the Nazis had torn his beard out by the roots during the Holocaust. R. Blum headed a rabbinical college in Bedford Hills, Ohel Schmuel of Kashau. Thosands attended his funeral in Bedford Hills where he was buried at the Cemetery of Congregation Kasho.
          
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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