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Lot #    28724
Auction End Date    12/14/2010 12:18:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Samuel Rapoport
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר שמואל ראפאפארט
Author    [Ms.]
City    Springfield, Mass
Publication Date    1920
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [2] pp., 277:214 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on stationary, neat Ashkenazic script, signed, and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Addressed to R. Avroham Yitzchok HaKohen Kook by R. Samuel Rapoport, Chief Rabbi of Springfield, MA from 1900 until he moved to Israel in 1924. He was a founding member of the Agudath HaRabonim. R. Rapoport was considered a pioneer in Western Massachusetts after forming the fist organized public study of Talmud and Code of Jewish Law in Springfield. The Rabbi passed-on on the 24 of Shevat and was laid to rest in Israel.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica