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Lot #    6092
Auction End Date    11/18/2003 1:26:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Responsa by R. Phinehas Oselka
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר פנחס אסעלקא
Author    [Ms.]
City    Lyuboml
Publication Date    1931
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [3] pp., 283:215 mm., ink on stationary, neat Ashkenazi script, signed, sealed, and dated.
   Addressed to the Rabbinate of Jaffa, the letter discuses a certain divorce and proper its disposition.

Lyuboml, city in Volyn oblast, Ukraine has not been kind to its Jewish population. The Germans occupied the town on June 27, 1941, removed the Jewish population to the fields and nearby villages, and burned part of the town. A series of pogroms took place in Lyuboml in which hundreds of Jews were killed. The remaining Jews were executed on Oct. 1–2, 1942. Altogether, all the 10,000 Jews from Lyuboml and its vicinity were killed in the town and the surrounding woods. After the war, the Jewish community of Lyuboml was not reconstituted.

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Language:    Hebrew
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