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Bidding Information
Lot #    8311
Auction End Date    10/19/2004 11:18:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Pinehas Menahem Eleazar Justman
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר פינחס מנחם אלעזר יוסטמאן
Author    [Ms. - Chassidim - Gur]
City    Pilz
Publication Date    1900
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 167:134 mm., light age staining, creased, ink on stationary, Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   R. Pinehas Menahem Elazar b. Benjamin Eliezer Justman (1849-1920) was born in Gora - Kalwarja. R. Justman was the son in law of R. Isaac Meir Alter Rebbe of Gur, under whose guidence he was raised. An erudite Talmudic and Hasidic scholar he wrote Siftei Zaddik (1929-56) a multi-volume Hasidic work. He served in the rabbinical position of several noted communites and passed on in Czestochowa, the home of his hasidic court.
          
Reference
Description
   Alfasi, v. 2, p. 442
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica