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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
Physical
Description
   Postcard, 104:155 mm., light age staining, ink on paper, neat Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   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
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica