Auction No. 115

Seforim, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Chabad, Manuscripts, Art from Israel, Important historic documents

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 at 6 pm
Opening $200
Estimate $400 - $600

For a detailed listing of the booklets, refer to the Hebrew catalog text.

Pinchas Greivsky [1873-1941] was an author who documented Jewish life in Jerusalem. He was educated by Rabbi Moshe Kahanov at the Etz Chaim yeshivah. His father, Rabbi Tzvi, was from an early rabbinic family who ascended to the Land of Israel. He served as an adjudicator in Slonim. After he married, he continued to study Talmud and adjudicative literature, and was a close associate of Rabbi Shmuel Salant, rabbi of Jerusalem. He became the assistant director under Rabbi Yechiel Michel Pines in the administration of the Bikkur Cholim hospital in 1893, per the request of Rabbi Shmuel Salant. He worked there close to 43 years. He published many publications with a detailed history of the Jewish Yishuv in Jerusalem. He started with short articles, numbering in the hundreds, about Jerusalem personalities. Over the years, he published over 170 booklets divided into various series. 21 cm. Fine condition.

Category
Land of Israel and Zionism