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Lot #    32451
Auction End Date    12/20/2011 12:02:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Jacob Landau of Bene Brak
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר יעקב לנדא, אב'ד בני ברק
Author    [Ms.]
City    Bnai Berak
Publication Date    1979
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 208:164 mm., creased on folds, typewritten on stationary, signed in ink, dated, stamped.
   R. Jacob b. Moses Judah Leib Landau (1893-1986) was appointed rabbi of Bene Brak in 1936 and served until his passing. Born and educated in Kurenets, White Russia into a prestigious Habad family. An erudite scholar with a photographic memory he was appointed rabbi of Kurenets at age 20. The Rogachover officiated at his wedding. He later established a yeshiva in Moscow which attracted many students. He moved to Bene Brak in 1934 and singlehandedly converted the city from secular to the religious enclave it is today.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica