Winner's Unlimited - No. 097

Holy books, letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Judaica, Posters & Periodicals, Postcards, Maps, Zionism, numismatics.

January 31, 2017
Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 300 - $ 400
Sold for $ 244
Including buyer's premium

[7] pages in the hand of the Rav"d of Jerusalem, Rabbi Zelig Reuven Bengis - Hadran on Mishnayot Seder Zeraim.

Profound halachic give and take. Includes critique that Rabbi Bengis wrote to himself, such as "add..." mention the Malbim on Toldot...", etc.

Rabbi Zelig Reuven Bengis [1864-1953] was born in Lithuania and first studied at the Volozhin yeshiva where he was known as a genius. His rebbe, the Netziv, called him "a living Talmud". He served as rabbi of Bodki, Smolensk and Kalvaria. He was renowned for his genius and authored the L'flagot Reuven series. He immigrated to Eretz Yisrael in 1938, and served as Rav"d of the Eidah HaCharedit. In [1949], he was appointed Gav"d, a position he maintained until his death in [1953].

Loss in the upper left corner of all leaves, affecting text. Stains.

Moderate-fine condition. 

Category
Manuscripts & letters. Ashkenaz