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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
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 272:215 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on stationary, neat Ashkenazic script (scribe), signed by the Rebbe and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   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.
          
Reference
Description
   ha-Hasidut v. 2, p. 394
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica