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Lot #    19145
Auction End Date    11/13/2007 10:10:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Mordecai Savitsky
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר מרדכי סאוויצקי, אב'ד באסטאן
Author    [Ms.]
City    Boston
Publication Date    1950?
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 281:214 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on stationary, Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
   R. Mordecai b. Joseph Savitsky (1911-1991), authority on Talmud and Jewish law. R. Savitsky was born in Lida, a suburb of Vilna, and educated in Lithuanian Yeshivot. He wrote 22 books on the Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmuds. His first volume, "Bikurei Mordecai," was published in 1930, when he was 19 years old. He immigrated to the United States in 1939. From 1939 to 1984, he was affiliated with Chevra Shaas in Boston. He was honorary president of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the United States.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica