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Letter by R. Alexander Zusia Friedman, Warsaw 1926

כתב מה"ר אלכסנדר זושא פרידמן הי"ד - Manuscript

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  • Lot Number 53175
  • Title (English) R. Alexander Zusia Friedman
  • Title (Hebrew) כתב מה"ר אלכסנדר זושא פרידמן הי"ד
  • Note Manuscript
  • City Warsaw
  • Publication Date 19026
  • Estimated Price - Low 200
  • Estimated Price - High 500

  • Item # 2329968
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[1] p.,  light age staining, ink on stationary, signed and dated.


Detail Description

Letter by R. Alexander Zusia Friedman (Hebrew: אלכסנדר זושא פרידמן) (9 August 1897 – November 1943) was a prominent Polish Orthodox Jewish rabbi, communal activist, educator, journalist, and Torah scholar. He was the founding editor of the first Agudath Israel Hebrew journal, Digleinu (Our Banner), and author of Ma'ayanah shel Torah (Wellsprings of Torah), an anthology of commentaries on the weekly Torah portion, which is still popular today. He was incarcerated in the Warsaw Ghetto and deported to the Trawniki concentration camp, where he was selected for deportation to the death camps and murdered around November 1943.