(The Steipler Gaon, 1899-1985). Autograph Letter Signed, on letterhead, written to Rabbi Menachem Porush (of Agudath Israel, 1916-2010).

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(The Steipler Gaon

(The Steipler Gaon
Lot 24
KANIEVSKY, YA’AKOV YISRAEL

(The Steipler Gaon, 1899-1985). Autograph Letter Signed, on letterhead, written to Rabbi Menachem Porush (of Agudath Israel, 1916-2010).

Acknowledges with thanks receipt of check of $100, $50 of which he will pass to his son R. Chaim. One page. Autograph Envelope.

Bnei Beraq: 1967

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
Settled in Eretz Israel in 1934, having been a student of the Alter of Novardhok (R. Yosef Yoizel Horowitz, 1847-1919). Author of Kehilath Ya’akov on the Talmud, Karyana D’Igarta, a collection of his letters on a wide variety of topics, and other works. He married the sister of the Chazon Ish. The Steipler’s only son is Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky (b. 1928), the singular most important rabbinic leaders of the Lithuanian community in Israel today (as was his father).