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Letter by R. Mordecai Gimpel Yaffa
כתב מה'ר מרדכי גימפל יפה
[Ms. - Hasidic]
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 pp., 208:130 mm., light age staining, ink on paper, creased on folds, neat Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
Letter by R. Mordecai Gimpel b. Dov Ber Jaffe (1838-1892), rabbi of Dereczyn (suburb of Grodna) followed by Ruzyany. He was born in Utena, Lithuania and educated in the yeshiva of R. Isaac of Volozhin. Among his classmates were R. Samuel Salant, R. Samuel Mohilev, ant the Neziv. An erudite scholar he auther several volumes among them: Elef haMagen (Warsaw 1912) novellae to Talmud, Zikhronot Mordecai (Warsaw 1913) eulogy, and others. He immigrated to Erez Israel in 1888 where he passed on.
R. Mordecai Gimpel was a grand nephew of R. Menahem Nahum Twersky of Chernobyl.
Wedner col 280-281
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