Auction 20 Tiferet 20 - Rare and Special Items
Dec 1, 2020
 Shenhav Building, Beit Hadfus st , Jerusalem

A special auction of rare items: 

First editions of Hassidic Sefarim, Slavita-Zhitomir, letters by Tzaddikim and the greatest Hassidic Rabbis, the Geonim of Ashkenaz and Hungary, the greatest Rabbis of Lithuania, the greatest Poskim of previous generations, pedigreed copies, artifacts of renowned Tzaddikim, Satmar, Chabad and more.  

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LOT 23:

Collection of Letters on Leadership and Worldview, the Importance of Yeshiva Study, Amal HaTorah and More ...

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Collection of Letters on Leadership and Worldview, the Importance of Yeshiva Study, Amal HaTorah and More, Handwritten by the Gaon Rabbi Moshe Soloveitchik, the Friend of the Gaon Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Steinman

Collection of Letters on Leadership and Outlook, the Importance of studying and Amal HaTorah, grammar rules and addiitonal parts of worldview letters , all handwritten by the great Gaon Rabbi Moshe Soloveitchik, one of the leaders of the Haredi Jews in Europe in the last generayion, the closest friend of the 'Moron the Rosh Yeshiva' the Gaon Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Steinman. The leaves are written in Yiddish. The time of their writing is unknown. 

Among the leaves, instrcution letters on worldview, partly cut, their addressee unknown. However, they too indicate the bright figure of a leader of Israel going against the wind, pleading with a student to remain in the yeshiva, taking trouble to teach Torah in several places in Europe and more. Thoughts on Mussar and worldview in the Ma'amarim of the Sages: 'סוף מעשה במחשבה תחילה'  and 'הרהורי עבירה קשים מעבירה'. Drafts on grammar, verbs and  stresses. Fascinating!

The great Gaon Rabbi Moshe Soloveitchik [1915-1995], one of Gedolei HaDor in Europe. Rosh Yeshiva in Switzerland. The son of Rabbi Yisrael gershon the son the Geon HaDor Rabbi Chaim of Brisk and the great-grandson of Moron the Chidushei HaRim of Gur. Was a close friend, the Chavrusa and partner in leadership of the Gaon Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Steinman. Together they escaped Brisk before the war and experiined many tribulations until they arrived in Switzerland. He was renowned for his wisdom and cleverness and questions and problems were sent to him from all over the world. He was recognized as the highest spiritual authority in Switzarland and outside of it, caused many to repent and had thousands of disciples. 

11 pp. varying sizes. Some of the leaves are torn. Fold marks. Good general condition.  

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