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Letter by R. Benjamin Mendelssohn of Komemiyot
כתב מה'ר בנימין מנדלזון, אב'ד קוממיות
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 p., 270:207 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on stationary, neat Ashkenazic script, all in the Rabbi's hand, signed, and dated.
Recommendation letter by R. Benjamin b. Menahem Mendel Mendelssohn (1904-1979) rabbi of Kfar Ata and Komemiyot. R. Benjamin was born in Plotsk into a family of devout Alexander disciples and educated in the old Polish system. He immigrated to Erez Israel where he was appointed rabbi of Kfar Ata. An erudite scholar he was instrumental in organizing the Va'ad Keren Shevu'ot which pays farmers to leave their field fallow in the Shevu'ot (seventh) year. R. Benjamin served as the trusted adviser to the Hazon Ish. His name was also involved in the Yoselle Shumacher case, as Yoselle is believed to have been hidden by him.
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