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Lot #    21986
Auction End Date    11/18/2008 11:46:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Israel Welz
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר ישראל וועלץ
Author    [Ms.]
City    Jerusalem
Publication Date    1957
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [2] pp., 258:215 mm., ink on paper beautiful flowing rabbinic script, signed and dated.
   R. Israel b. Zvi Welz (1887-1993) was born in Lemes, Hungary, a suburb of Kosice and Presov. An erudite scholar he served in several communities including Chief Judge of Budapest. He emigrated to Erez Israel in 1949 and was appointed to the Jerusalem Bet Din, were he served until his passing. He wrote Hok le-Israel, a comprehensive collection of rules for Erev Pessah that falls on a Sabbath. His responsa appeared regularly in every period Torah journal, indeed some in every issue (Hamaor).
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica