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Letter by R. Jacob Landau of Bene Brak
כתב מה'ר יעקב לנדא, אב'ד בני ברק
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 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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