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Lot #    19785
Auction End Date    1/8/2008 12:49:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Judah Leib Seltzer
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר יהודה ליב זעלצער, מזכיר אגוה'ר
Author    [Ms. - Community]
City    New York
Publication Date    1936
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 277:215 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, typewritten on stationary, signed in ink, sealed, dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Reluctantly certifying Junket powder. The powder was made of gelatin which contained non-kosher animal residues. R. Judah Leib Seltzer (1876-1959) was born in Glusk and educated in Lithuanian yeshivot. He immigrated to the United States in 1901 where he served as rabbi in Bangor, Maine. In 1913 he made aliyah for three years. Upon his return he was appointed to the Union of Orthodox Rabbis and served until 1954 when he returned to Erez Israel.
          
Reference
Description
   Hakhmei Israel, Eisenstadt, p. 51
        
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Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
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America-South America:    Checked
  
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