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Lot #    7647
Auction End Date    7/13/2004 2:54:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Saul Jedidiah E. Taub of Modzhitz
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מהאדמו'ר ממאדזיץ
Author    [Ms. - Chassidim]
City    Otwock
Publication Date    1935
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 274:208 mm., light age staining, typewritten letter on stationary, signed in ink and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Addressed to his disciple, David Firkowitz, in Jerusalem, encourageing him to establish a shtibel (synagogue) for his disciples.

R. Saul Jedidiah Eleazar b. Israel Taub (1887-1947), was av bet din in Rakov and Karzow. In 1929 he moved to Otwock near Warsaw and after his father's death headed the Modzhitz Hasidim. He combined Torah with music, and popularized the Modzhitz melodies throughout the Jewish world, composing hundreds of tunes. He edited and published his father's sermons with his own in Divrei Yisrael (Lublin, 1901–04; Warsaw, 1912; Warsaw, 1930; New York, 1931) and in the Passover Haggadah, Ishei Yisrael (Warsaw, 1938); he also edited and published the booklets Tiferet Yisrael - Kunteres Ma'amarim (Warsaw, 1936–38; Brooklyn, 1941–47). He died in Tel Aviv.

          
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Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
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Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
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Kind of Judaica