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Bidding Information
Lot #    19160
Auction End Date    11/13/2007 10:18:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Receipt by the Rebbe of Gur
Title (Hebrew)    קבלה מהאדמו'ר מגור
Author    [Ms. - Hasidim]
City    [Jerusalem]
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 330:210 mm., light creasing, ink on paper, signed.
          
Detailed
Description
   R. Simhah Bunim b. Abraham Mordecai Alter (1896–1992), succeeded his brother as Rebbe of Gur. He is often reffered to as the Lev Simhah after the title of his work. A noted scholar of great personal charm, he had an influence far beyond the immediate circle of his followers. As head of the various Gur institutions and yeshivot he did much to enhance the reputation and influence of Gur Hasidism. Thousands of visitors traveled to his court in Jerusalem each year to see him and receive his blessing.
          
Reference
Description
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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