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Lot #    14101
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 11:20:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Moses Kliers
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר משה קליערס
Author    [Ms.]
City    Tiberius
Publication Date    1916
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 140:165 mm., light age staining, ink on paper, 3 lines of text in a neat Ashkenazic script, signed, and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   R. Moses Kliers (1874-1934), Chief Rabbi of the Tiberius Ashkanic Community. R. Kliers was born and raised in Tzfat. In his teens, he married the daughter of a prominent scholar of the Slonim community in Tiberius, and he went to live there. At the age of 26, in response to a request by R. Samuel, the Slonimer Rebbe, R. Kliers founded a yeshiva, Ohr Torah, at the grave-site of Reb Meir Baal ha-Ness on the shores of the Kineret. He was involved in community affairs and worked assiduously for the welfare and improvement of Tiberius Jewry.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica