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Lot #    22459
Auction End Date    12/23/2008 1:07:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Receipt by R. Dov Berish Weidenfeld of Tchebein
Title (Hebrew)    קבלה ע'ח ה'ר דוב בעריש וויידענפעלד, אב'ד טשעבין
Author    [Ms.- Hasidim]
City    Jerusalem
Publication Date    1950
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Receipt, 133:170 mm., light age staining, signed in ink and stamped.
   R. Dov Berish b. Jacob Weidenfeld (1881-1966), Chief Rabbi of Tchebein (Trzebinia), Poland. He was born in Grymalov. His father died before he reached the age of bar mitzvah, and he was brought up by his elder brothers. In 1900, he married Yakht, the daughter of Israel Joseph Kluger of Trzebinia, where he lived for some time. He was a hasid of the rabbi of Husyatin and of R. David Moses of Chortkov. He was very devoted to R. Hayyim Halberstam of Zanz.

In 1918, he became dayan of Trzebinia and rabbi in 1923. There he established a yeshivah, Kokhov MiYaakov. During the Second World War, after taking refuge in Lvov, he was deported to Siberia in 1940 and lived for a time in Bukharia. In 1946, he settled in Israel, where his wife died in 1947. He then married Reizel, the daughter of R. Moses Lieberman of Kosice. He became the head of the yeshivah Hayyei Olam and then established his own yeshivah Kokhov MiYaakov. His principal work of Jewish law is titled "Dovev Meisharim (Pt. 1, Trebin, 1937; reprinted with Pt. 2, Jerusalem, 1958).

   Panim El Panim 391, pp. 13, 16; Enc. Has. p. 528
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Hasidic:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Other:    Reciept
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