Auction No. 113

Famous personalities, Art, Seforim, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

Apr 8, 2019

Auction No. 113

Opening $ 600
Estimate $ 1,200 - $ 1,500

Four ordination letters from the following rabbis: Rabbi Yechiel Michel Ze'ev Horowitz, Rabbi Ben Tziyon Meir Chai Uziel, Rabbi Yosef Tzvi HaLevi, and Rabbi Shlomo HaKohen Aharonson. Including letters bestowing rabbinical ordination upon Rabbi Yitzchak Rudnik, who studied for approximately five years in a yeshivah in Jaffa, and later served as rabbi in London; he authored Sdeh Yitzchak.

The rabbinical letters describe Rabbi Yitzchak Rudnik as "sharp and knowledgeable in the realms of Torah, analytical logic and understanding; he delves into the depths of halachah, and excels in straightforward, sharp thinking ... a Torah great, a prominent rabbi of our times." It additionally notes that he is worthy of contributing to halachic deliberations and offering rabbinic decisions.

[4] paper leaves. Various sizes. All were handwritten, signed and stamped by the rabbis bestowing the ordination. Pasted onto canvas. Overall moderate-fine condition.

Manuscripts & letters. Ashkenaz