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Lot #    34732
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 10:19:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Abraham Elimelech Perlow of Karlin
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר אברהם אלימלך פערלאוו, אדמו'ר קארלין
Author    [Ms. - Hasidic]
City    Karlin-Pinsk
Publication Date    early 20 c
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 175:110 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, Ashkenazic script, all apparently by the admor, signed, not dated.
   Letter of gratitude and blessings to a disciple by R. Abraham Elimelech b. Israel Perlow (1892-1943), the Admor Karlin-Pinsk; Novominsk, was a noted scholar and rebbe who attracted a large following and became known as the Tzaddik of Karlin. R. Perlow was appointed Admor upon the passing of his father, the Yenaka of Stolin, in 1922. His piety knew no bounds, he swallowed food in chunks so as not to enjoy the taste. On Rosh Hashannah 5699 (1938) he entered the synagogue late and approached the bimah and began to sob uncontrollably. He refused to blow the shofar, as had Mordecai in the times of Haman - where the Jews were ordered to fast on Passover, and asked the congregation to fast and beg the Al-mighty to abort the terrible decree against the Jewish nation. The Rebbe perished in the Holocaust.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Hasidic:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica