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Lot #    27782
Auction End Date    9/14/2010 10:43:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Solomon David Kahane
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר שלמה דוד כהנה
Author    [Ms.]
City    Jerusalem
Publication Date    1943
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 282:220 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, neat Ashkenazic script, signed, stamped, and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Recommendation letter by R. Solomon David b. Ben Zion Kahane (1868-1943) who was rabbi and chief judge in Warsaw for over 50 years before emigrating to Erez Israel in 1940. An erudite rabbinic and talmudic scholar, he served the Jewish community with intelligence and dedication. The last years of his life were devoted to solving Agunah problems caused by the murderous Nazis.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica