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Lot #    21787
Auction End Date    11/18/2008 10:07:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Pinchas Menahem Alter, Admor of Gur
Title (Hebrew)    лъб одагое'ш овеш
Author    [Ms. - Hasidim]
City    Jerusalem
Publication Date    1962
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Airmail letter, 270:198 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, Ashkenazic script, signed and dated, six lines in the Rebbe's hand.
          
Detailed
Description
   R. Pinchas Menahem b. Abraham Mordecai Alter, (1923-1996) Rebbe of Gur. A noted scholar of great personal charm, he had an influence far beyond the immediate circle of his followers. As head of the various Gur institutions and yeshivot he did much to enhance the reputation and influence of Gur Hasidism. Thousands of visitors traveled to his court in Jerusalem each year to see him and receive his advice and blessing. His principal work is Pnei Menahem.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica