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Bidding Information
Lot #    8892
Auction End Date    1/11/2005 11:36:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Card by R. Sherariah Judah Loeb Medalje
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר שמרי' יהודה ליב מעדאליע, אב'ד וויטעבסק
Author    [Ms.]
City    Witebsk
Publication Date    1934
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Postcard, 104:154 mm., light age staining, ink on paper, neat Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Family letter to his son, R. Hillel Medalje, in the Hebron Yeshiva, Jerusalem, verso contains short note from the mom.

R. Sherariah Judah Loeb b. Jacob Eidel Medalje was Rabbi in several noted communities before his appoinment in 1905 to the Witebsk rabbinate. An erudite scholar, he was an associate of the Rebbe of Lubavich, participant of the 1910 Petersburg Conference, founding member of the Agudah in Katowitz 1912. He was murdered in 1938.

          
Reference
Description
   Ohalei Shem p. 58
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew, Yiddish
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica