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Bidding Information
Lot #    20332
Auction End Date    4/1/2008 11:39:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Mordecai Gimpel Yaffa
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר מרדכי גימפל יפה
Author    [Ms.]
City    Ruzyany
Publication Date    1881
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [2] pp., 208:132 mm., light age staining, ink on paper, neat Ashkenazic script, signed (twice) and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter by R. Mordecai Gimpel b. Dov Ber Jaffe (1838-1892), rabbi of Dereczyn (suburb of Grodna) followed by Ruzyany. He was born in Utena, Lithuania and educated in the yeshiva of R. Isaac of Volozhin. Among his classmates were R. Samuel Salant, R. Samuel Mohilev, ant the Neziv. An erudite scholar he auther several volumes among them: Elef haMagen (Warsaw 1912) novellae to Talmud, Zikhronot Mordecai (Warsaw 1913) eulogy, and others. He immigrated to Erez Israel in 1888 where he passed on.
          
Reference
Description
   Wedner col 280-281
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica