Auction No. 098

Holy books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors letters, Americana & Judiaca

March 27, 2017
Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 300 - $ 350
Sold for $ 671
Including buyer's premium

Specifications: [1] notebook [32] pages, 16x21 cm. Handwritten. Up to page 9 is a list of attendance and the names of the students who eat in the yeshiva's dining room, and from there on are literary works in Yiddish and Hebrew. The author's name is unknown. 

[3] official paper leaves. 21x28 cm. Two of them from the T"T [a charitable organization run in the yeshiva by its students], and one of the yeshiva itself. The letters were written in the 1930's. 

Unique Features: One of the T"T's letters was sent by the students: Gedaliah Eisman, later mashgiach in the Kol Torah Yeshiva, and Noach Shimonowitz, later Rosh Yeshiva of the 'Knesset Chizkiyahu' yeshiva. 

Background: The 'Knesset Beit Yitzchak' yeshiva in Kamenitz was one of the most famous yeshivot in Lithuania. The yeshiva was headed by Rabbi Baruch Ber Leibowitz, author of 'Birkat Shmuel'.

Condition: Fine, a few tears and aging stains. 

Manuscripts from Ashkennaz