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Letter by R. Shalom Moses ha-Levi Ungar of Nitra
כתב מה'ר שלום משה הלוי אונגאר אבד'ק ור'מ נייטרא
Mt. Kisco, NY
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 pp., 267:184 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, beautiful Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
R. Shalom Moses ha-Levi Ungar son of R. Samuel David Ungar (1886-1945) and his brother-in-law of R. Michael Ber Weissmandl (1903-1957), managed to survive the war, finding their way to America, re-established the Nitra Yeshiva after the Holocaust in Mt. Kisco New York. With help from American Jews, including former students of the Yeshiva of Nitra, the two refugee scholars built up a new Nitra Yeshiva at Mount Kisco, amidst the hills of New York's Westchester County. R. Weissmandl planned the new Yeshiva as an institution where, in addition to Talmudic training, the students would acquire skills in farm work and in such trades as printing. Unfortunately, it was not given to R. Weissmandl to see the fulfillment of his dream. His health broken by the years of war and persecution in the Holocaust, he died in 1957. R. Shalom Moses succeeded him as Rosh Yeshiva and went on to educate thousands of students in the methodology formulated by his predecessors.
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