Winner's Unlimited - No. 099

Holy books, letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Judaica, Maps, Periodicals, Postcards, banknotes, Eretz Israel and Zionism

May 3, 2017
Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 300 - $ 400
Sold for $ 244
Including buyer's premium

Letter written and signed by Rabbi Eliezer Silver. Dated: Parshat Pikudei, 1938.

Letter written to curb complaints about a loan of 300 shekels and more. The letter was written at the time that he served as rabbi of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Rabbi Eliezer Silver [1881-1968] was born in Lithuania. He was one of the first disciples of Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzinski, av"d Vilna; and he learned by Rabbi Dovid Karliner and Rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik. In 1907, he moved to the United States where he served as President of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the United States and Canada and was one of the foremost Orthodox rabbis of American Jewry. He was famed for his rescue activities during the Second World War. He served in many rabbinical positions; in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts  and Ohio.

[1] letterhead, 21x28 cm. Filing holes. Fold marks.

Fine condition. 

Category
Manuscripts & letters. Ashkenaz