Winner's Auctions No. 110

Eretz Israel and Zionism, Postcards and Photographs, Posters, Maps, Judaica, Holy books, Manuscripts, Manuscripts, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

November 7, 2018
Opening $120
Estimate $200 - $300
Sold for $146
Including buyer's premium

Divrei Geonim authored by Rabbi Chaim Aryeh HaKohen of Sighet. 1901. With owner stamps of Admor Alter Menachem Mendel Hager of Borșa.

[4] 210 leaves. 30 cm. Stamp: אלטר מנחם מענדיל האגער בה"ה שליט"א אבדק"ק בארשא יצ"ו"

New binding. Overall very fine condition.

Admor Alter Menachem Mendel Hager of Borșa [1897-1944] was the son of Rabbi Pinchas of Borșa, the son of the "Imrei Baruch" of Vizhnitz. He was the son-in-law of his uncle, the "Ahavat Yisrael" of Vishnitz. He served as rabbi in Borșa until he was murdered in Auschwitz on the 29th of Iyar, 1944 (according to a different version, he was murdered in the Selish ghetto on the 1st of Kislev, 1943). Admor Yaakov Yosef Weiss of Spinka was his son-in-law.