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Lot #    5524
Auction End Date    9/16/2003 11:58:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Samuel David Ungar
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר ישראל דוד הלוי אונגאר אבדדק'ק נייטרא
Author    [Ms.]
City    Nitra
Publication Date    1934
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 290:230 mm., light browning, weak on folds, ink on stationary, typewritten letter, dated, signed in ink and stamped.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter of congratulations for an engagement by the Chief Rabbi of Nitra. R. Ungar (1886-1945) was educated in prominent European Yeshivas and served in the Rabbinate of several major communities. In 1918 he accepted the position in Nitra, where he established a major Yeshiva, and served till his brutal execution by the Nazis. His children re-established the Yeshiva after the Holocaust in Mt. Kisco New York.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Slovakia
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica