Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 300 - $ 400
Membership ticket for the "Tora V'Oz" society. Union of Bnei Torah Youth. Telshe-Lithuania. [1918]. Signed by Chaim Mordechai Katz. Cardboard ticket, 11x8.5 cm. Printed on one-side. The ticket was given to yeshiva student Avraham Yitzchak Brakman from the committee of the Telshe group on the 15th of Kislev, [1918]. Signed by: Chaim Mordechai Katz, committee president. He was the son-in-law of the Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbi Yosef Leib Bloch, founder of the famed Telshe Yeshiva. He later served as Rosh Yeshiva together with his brother-in-law, Rabbi Eliyahu Meir Bloch. He fled Lithuania in 1940, reached America, and managed to reestablish the Telshe yeshiva in Cleveland together with his brother-in-law. Refer to, Otzar HaRabbanim 6484. [Weve included a lengthy article from "HaPeles" Magazine, 2014, regarding Rabbi Chaim Mordechai Katz]. Additional signature of the committee secretary – unidentified. Very fine condition.
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