Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $300
Estimate $400 - $500
Sold for $366
Including buyer's premium

A letter in the handwriting of the Rebbe Rabbi Yechiel Michel Landman Av Beit Din of Lutsk - the Strelisk dynsaty; to the sages of Jerusalem.

Specifications: [3] pages, official paper, 21x13 cm, entirely in his handwriting, with his signature.

Unique Features: A long letter from 1908, regarding a woman who ran away from her husband to Switzerland and refuses to accept a Get. He asks for their opinion as to whether he should allow him to marry another woman due to the Heter Meah Rabbanim. The Rebbe describes the halachic reasoning for giving the permission.

Background: Rabbi Yechiel Michel Landman, son of Rabbi Avraham of Shepetivka, a direct descendant of the Maggid of Zlotchov, son-in-law of Rabbi Uri of Podolia, Rebbe in Lutsk and Nikolayev, and from 1934, in Prague. He was a great Torah scholar and left behind him many works in manuscript form. [Encyclopedia L'Chassidut page 220, Chassidut M'Dor L'Dor page 282, Yemei Zikaron, Chodesh Cheshvan page 150].

Condition: Fine-very fine, filing holes, folding marks, a few aging stains.  

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