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Lot #    21818
Auction End Date    11/18/2008 10:32:37 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Booklet in honor of R. Moshe Blau
Title (Hebrew)    חוברת-זכרון להרב משה בלוי זצ'ל
Author    [Only Ed.]
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    Yeshivat Pnei Moshe
Publication Date    1950
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [24] pp., portrait, plus wrapper, 235:166 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound as issued.
          
Detailed
Description
   Booklet in honor of R. Moshe Blau (1885–1946) was a leader of Agudat Israel and a brother of Amram Blau. Blau, who was born in Jerusalem, directed the Agudat Israel office there from 1924 until his death. He served as a member of the movement's world executive and edited its weekly Kol Yisrael ("Voice of Israel"). From 1933 to 1945 he headed the independent, ultra-Orthodox Edah Haredit (Orthodox community). Despite the community's segregation policy, he cooperated with yishuv leaders in representing Jewish interests in dealings with the Mandate government. Blau represented Agudat Israel before various British and international commissions which dealt with the Palestine problem. In 1946, while on a rescue mission to Jewish survivors of the war, Blau fell ill and died in Messina. He was taken to Jerusalem for burial. He wrote Ammuda di-Nehora ("Column of Light," 1932), a biography of Rabbi Y. H. Sonnenfeld, and Al Homotayikh Yerushalayim ("Upon thy Walls, O Jerusalem," 1946), autobiographical notes and memoirs.
          
Paragraph 2    ... ביום השנה הרביעית להסתלקותו, ח סיון תש"ו- תש"י. יצא לאור על ידי חוג הידידים של ישיבת "פני משה" ... ירושלם ...
          
Reference
Description
   EJ; CD-EPI 0112725
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica