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Lot #    34770
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 10:38:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Dov Berish Weidenfeld of Tchebein
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר דוב בעריש וויידענפעלד, אב'ד טשעבין
Author    [Ms. - Hasidic]
City    Jerusalem
Publication Date    1960
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 215:135 mm., light age staining, 2 lines in ink on stationary by the Rebbe, signed, dated, and stamped.
   Letter of recommendation signed by R. Abraham Jacob Zeleznik, Rosh Yeshiva Ez Hayyim and R. Dov Berish b. Jacob Weidenfeld (1881-1966), Chief Rabbi of Tchebein (Trzebinia), Poland. He was born in Grymalov. His father died before he reached the age of bar mitzvah, and he was brought up by his elder brothers. In 1900, he married Yakht, the daughter of Israel Joseph Kluger of Trzebinia, where he lived for some time. He was a hasid of the rabbi of Husyatin and of R. David Moses of Chortkov. He was very devoted to R. Hayyim Halberstam of Zanz.,p> In 1918, he became dayan of Trzebinia and rabbi in 1923. There he established a yeshivah, Kokhov MiYaakov. During the Second World War, after taking refuge in Lvov, he was deported to Siberia in 1940 and lived for a time in Bukharia. In 1946, he settled in Israel, where his wife died in 1947. He then married Reizel, the daughter of R. Moses Lieberman of Kosice. He became the head of the yeshivah Hayyei Olam and then established his own yeshivah Kokhov MiYaakov. His principal work of Jewish law is titled "Dovev Meisharim (Pt. 1, Trebin, 1937; reprinted with Pt. 2, Jerusalem, 1958); And
Paragraph 2    רבי אברהם יעקב זלזניק, ראש ישיבת עץ חיים, חיבר ספר אור יעקב על מסכת סנהדרין(ירושלים תשל"ט). במשך חייו היה מעורר את העולם על דברים הטעון תיקון בסדר התפלה, לדעתו! חבר מועצת גדולי התורה של אגודת ישראל.
   Panim El Panim 391, pp. 13, 16; Enc. Has. p. 528; http://www.inn.co.il/News/Flash.aspx/4754
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica