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Lot #    34734
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 10:20:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Yisroel Dov Ber Odesser
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר ישראל דב בער אדסר
Author    [Ms. - Hasidic]
City    Jerusalem
Publication Date    1939
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 202:125 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on paper, signed, and dated.
   Document signed by R. Yisroel Dov Ber Odesser (1888 – 1994), also known as Reb Odesser or Sabba ("grandfather" in Hebrew), was a Breslover Hasid and rabbi who claimed to have received a "Letter From Heaven" sent directly to him by Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, who had died 112 years earlier, revealing to him a new remedy for relieving the world's suffering and illness. This remedy is the song and name Na Nach Nachma Nachman Meuman, which he revealed in his old age to newfound followers throughout Israel. His following developed into the Na Nach movement. Some controversies surround the origin of the Letter, R. Odesser's bold claims regarding Na Nach Nachma Nachman Meuman, and his position in the Breslov movement.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Hasidic:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica