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Bidding Information
Lot #    29048
Auction End Date    1/25/2011 11:01:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Ex-Libris of R. Mosheh Shapiro, Chief Rabbi
Title (Hebrew)    ה'ר משה אליעזר ב'ר בן ציון אברהם שפירא, ראב'ד
City    Atlantic City
Publication Date    1930's
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   74:106 mm., light age staining.
          
Detailed
Description
   Ex-Libris of R. Mosheh Eliezer b. Ben Zion Abraham Shapiro (d. 1963), Chief Rabbi of Atlantic City for many years. He was born and educated in Jerusalem and led the city with an iron hand in kashrut supervision and religious activities. He was killed in November, 1963 with his son, Joshua Shapiro, when a fire broke out in the Surfside Hotel convalescent home in Atlantic City where he was a resident.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica
Other:    Bookplate