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Lot #    13956
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 10:09:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Israel Abraham Alter Landau
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר ישראל אברהם אלטר לאנדא
Author    [Ms.]
City    Edeleny
Publication Date    1930
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Postcard, 104:155 mm., light age staining, ink on paper, neat Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
   R. Israel Abraham Alter b. Shalom Landau (1886-1942) was born in Oekormezo (Valova) Hungary where his father was the head of the bet din. He was the son in law of R. Isaiah Steiner, the zaddik of Kereszter, and served as rabbi in Edeleny. He wrote Bet Israel (Buenos Aires 1954) novellae to the four parts of the Shulhan Arukh and Bet Israel (Hungary 1942) responsa which was not completed at press due to the Holocaust.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Other:    Hungary
History:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica