Auction No. 113

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

Apr 8, 2019

Auction No. 113

Opening $ 1,600
Estimate $ 2,000 - $ 2,200
Sold for $ 2,074
Including buyer's premium

Letter containing a lengthy responsum handwritten and signed by Rabbi Moshe Feinstein. New York, 1959.

The responsum was sent to his renowned disciple, Rabbi Ephraim Greenblatt, and is comprised of two parts, on two subjects. The first, on the topic of Kadshim, is unprinted! The second was printed in Iggerot Moshe Orach Chaim II, section 2. 4 pages. Lined paper blanks. 28x21 cm. Erasures and corrections, entirely handwritten and signed by Rabbi Moshe Feinstein. Very fine condition.

Rabbi Moshe Feinstein [1895-1986] was among the greatest halachic adjudicators in the period following the Holocaust, chairman of Agudat Yisrael's Council of Torah Sages in the United States and head of Mesivtha Tifereth Jerusalem in New York. He is also known for his series of books, Shu"t Iggerot Moshe.

Rabbi Ephraim Greenblatt [1932-2014] was a halachic adjudicator and author of the Rivevot Ephraim responsa. He was a renowned halachic adjudicator, and Rabbi Moshe Feinstein's primary disciple.

Manuscripts & letters. Ashkenaz