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Lot #    21643
Auction End Date    10/7/2008 11:10:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Moses David Teitelbaum of Lapus
Title (Hebrew)    '
Author    [Ms. - Hasidim]
City    Lapus
Publication Date    1912
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [3] pp., 220:140 mm., light age staining, creased and split on folds, neat Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
   Letter by R. Moses David Teitelbaum of Lapus (1856-21 Adar II 1935), son of R. Israel Jacob Yukel, he was born in Drohobycz and was raised and educated by his grandfather, the Yeitev Lev. He also studied with R. Hayyim Halberstam the Divrei Hayyim. He married Hayyah, the daughter of R. Leibish Halberstam of Dukla. R. Teitelbaum was appointed rabbi of Targu Lapusului (Lapus) in 1882 or 1884 and served for over 50 years. An erudite scholar, pious Jew, orator, he founded and led a very successful Yeshiva in Targu Lapusului. He was the editor of the Yismah Moshe (homilies and Psalms) and added notes to both works.

He was survived by his sons R. Abraham Hayyim, rabbi of Krenice; R. Yitzhak Shmuel; and R. Yekutiel Yehudah, who survived the Holocaust and was rabbi of the Bikkur Bourn Anshei Sefard in the Bronx. He edited Tefillah LeMosheh (Lvov, 1885) and Yeitev Lev (Sighet, 1875).

   Enc. Has.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Other:    Hungary
Hasidic:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica