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Lot #    21931
Auction End Date    11/18/2008 11:28:34 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Yohanan Twersky of Rotmistrovka
Title (Hebrew)    מכתב מהאדמו'ר מראחמיסטריווקע
Author    [Ms. - Hasidim]
City    Jerusalem
Publication Date    1952
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 222:141 mm., light age and dirt staining, ink on stationary, neat Ashkenazic script, signed, stamped, and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter by R. Yohanan b. David Twersky (1903-1981), Admor of Rotmistrovka. He was born in Russia at the dawn of communism and first managed to escape to Jerusalem in 1926. He was educated by his father and continued the Chernobyl Dynasty with pride. His court was noted for its simplicity and friendliness to all. His two sons carry on the dynasty in Jerusalem and New York.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica