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Lot #    7115
Auction End Date    3/30/2004 4:44:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Menahem Mendel Sack
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר מנחם מנדל דובער ז'ק
Author    [Ms.]
City    Riga
Publication Date    1927
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 288:225 mm., ink on stationary, light age staining, laid down on plastic sheet, neat Ashkenazi script, signed, dated, and sealed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Concerning the granting of a divorce decree.

R. Menahem Mendel Sack (1871-1943) was chief rabbi of Riga and head of the yeshivah in Riga, he was also active in the general communal affairs of Latvian Jewry. R. Sack was an erudite rabbinical scholar of repute, he served in several smaller communities before settling in Riga. He perished in the Holocaust.

          
Reference
Description
   Otzar ha-Rabbonim 13458
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica