Auction No. 102

Holy books, Chassidut, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors' letters, Eretz Yisrael & Zionism, Americana, Judiaca & Prof. Albert Einstein

October 24, 2017
Opening $ 500
Estimate $ 600 - $ 800
Sold for $ 610
Including buyer's premium

"May God grant him many days and years in complete health and much pleasure and may he merit to live a good and pleasant life together with his entire family until the coming of the redeemer." A blessing for Mr. Dov Zvi Pinkas on the occasion of his fiftieth birthday. Tel Aviv, 1945.

Specifications: [1] leaf, official paper. 22x14 cm. The letter is signed by the Admor.

Unique Features: Warm letter to a public activist who was active in religious, educational and financial affairs in the city of Tel Aviv and on a national and global scale, on the occasion of his birthday, with blessings to continue his praiseworthy activities.

Background: Rabbi Yisrael Friedman (1878-1951), the Admor of Boyan. Born in Sadigura to his father, Rabbi Yitzchak, the first Admor of Boyan, a grandson of Rabbi Yisrael of Ruzhin. In 1917, following his father's death, he began to serve as the Admor of Boyan in the city of Leipzig, Germany. He immigrated to Israel in 1939, settled in Tel Aviv, and founded a study hall there. He lit the traditional bonfire in Meron on Lag B'Omer from his immigration to Israel until his death.

Condition: Very fine, folding mark.

Category
Letters from Admors