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Lot #    22498
Auction End Date    12/23/2008 1:27:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Judah Aryeh Leib Perlow of Novominsk
Title (Hebrew)    ' ' , '
Author    [Ms. - Hasidim]
City    Brooklyn
Publication Date    1938
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 279:215 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, small tear in margin, ink on stationary, neat Ashkenazic script, signed, dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter by R. Judah Aryeh Leib b. Jacob Perlow (1888-1961), Admor of Novominsk/New York. He was ordained by R. Hayyim Soloveichik of Brest-Litovsk, R. Yoav Joshua of Kinsk, and R. Moses Nahum Yerushalimsky of Kielce. He married his cousin Esther Reizel, the daughter of R. David Twersky of Makarov. For a number of years he was rabbi in Wlodowa, near Brest-Litovsk, and in 1924 he settled in New York.

His Bet HaMidrash, on South Ninth Street, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, was one of the outposts of Hasidism in the New World. An erudite rabbinical scholar he was the author of Lev Aryeh HaHadash on Torah and novellae on Talmud (Jerusalem 1933) and Kol Yehudah (New York 1946).

          
Reference
Description
   Bromberg, Migdolei HaHasidut, vol. 20. Admorei . Kaidanov Novominsk, pp. 160-161; Enc. of Hasidism p. 367
        
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Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica