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Lot #    19132
Auction End Date    11/13/2007 10:04:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Josef Zvi Kalisz, Admor of Skernow
Title (Hebrew)    מכתב מה'ר יוסף צבי קאליש, אדמו'ר מסקערנעוויץ
Author    [Ms. - Hasidim]
City    Bnei Brak
Publication Date    1954
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 272:215 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on stationary, neat Ashkenazic script (scribe), signed by the Rebbe and dated.
   Letter by R. Josef Zvi b. Simeon Kalisz (1886-1957), Admor of Skernowitz. The Rebbe served in Kretshov and became Admor upon the passing of his father. He was also the President of the Agudat Israel in Warsaw. The Rebbe immigrated to Erez Israel in 1934 and settled in Bnei Brak where he led a large group of his disciples. An pious and erudite scholar, he was well liked and attracted many followers. The Rebbe passed on on Rosh Hodesh Adar A' and was laid to rest in Tiberius, his grave site attracts thousands of visitors each year.
   ha-Hasidut v. 2, p. 394
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Hasidic:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica