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Lot #    14110
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 11:30:15 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Solomon David Kahane
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר שלמה דוד כהנה
Author    [Ms. - Women]
City    Jerusalem
Publication Date    c. 1943
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [2] pp., 285:224 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, neat Ashkenazic script, signed not dated.
   Addressed to the Agudat ha-Rabonim in New York, R. Solomon David Kahane describes to the organization of setting up a data base to solve Agunah problems worldwide as a result of the Holocaust.

R. Solomon David b. Ben Zion Kahane (1868-1943) was rabbi and chief judge in Warsaw for over 50 years before emigrating to Erez Israel in 1940. An erudite rabbinic and talmudic scholar, he served the Jewish community with intelligence and dedication. The last years of his life were devoted to solving Agunah problems caused by the murderous Nazis.

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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Other:    Women
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica