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Bidding Information
Lot #    21972
Auction End Date    11/18/2008 11:40:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Talmud Bavli, Tractate Yevamot
Title (Hebrew)    ,
Author    [Holocaust - Daf Yomi]
City    Munich
Publisher    Vaad Hazzalah
Publication Date    1948
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [3], 145, 45 ff., 206:136 mm., usual age staining, some chipping. A very good copy bound in the original half cloth boards, title with "Va'ad Hatzala, Germany", imprinted on front panel.
          
Detailed
Description
   Printed for the Holocaust refugees who partook in the Daf Yomi by the Va'ad Hazzalah. The Vaad Hazzalah, a group organized by Rabbi Eliezer Silver and the American Rabbinate to rescue survivors and provide sustenance until their resettlement. Rabbi Silver established the group when the refugee yeshiva pupils reached Vilna in 193940 following the Nazi invasion of Poland. During the ensuing years he applied the same body to rescuing European rabbis, scholars, and students. In 1946, Rabbi Silver visited Europe and Erez Israel as an official representative of the United States government to assist the war refugees. The [3] ff. preceding title are dedications by Israel's Chief Rabbi Herzog and the Va'ad's Munich based Rabbi Snieg followed by a calendar for Daf Yomi use.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
Other:    Talmud
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Holocaust
  
Kind of Judaica