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Lot #    22413
Auction End Date    12/23/2008 12:44:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    (Mahberet) Melin dHespedah
Title (Hebrew)    ()
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Uri Langner
City    New York
Publisher    S. Karten
Publication Date    1937
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [2], 18 pp., octavo, 209:155 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original title wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   Eulogy for R. Meir Samuel ha-Levi Hennei delivered by R. Uri Langner. R. Hennei was the head of the rabbinical court in Rohaytn, Galicia. He died in Rohaytn on 10 Heshvan 1937. The title page informs that R. Henneis son. R. Joshua Hennei gave permission for the eulogy to be printed in honor of his father. The eulogy is in two parts, the first based on the verse, My beloved has gone down to his garden, to the beds of spices (Song of Songs 6:2), the second on the way to avodah and Middot. The text is in a single column in square letters in eulogy.

R. Uri Langner belonged to the Stretyn-Langner-Brandwein family. R. Langner, served as admor of Krihynicze in New York and was a prolific scholar. Among his relatives were R. Yizhak Isaac Langer of New York (1947); R. Solomon Langner of Toronto (1973); R. David Flam of Montreal (1971); R. Yizhak Isaac Langer of Toronto (1980); R. Abraham Brandwein of Piatra - Neamt - Haifa (1973); and R. Judah Zevi Brandwein of Tel Aviv - Jerusalem, who was known as the "rabbi of the Histadrut."

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Eulogies
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica