AUCTION 33 | Tuesday, June 20th, 2006 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Including Hebrew Printed Books, Manuscripts, & Autograph Letters

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Lot 176


(Schneerson, Joseph Isaac). Autograph Letter Signed by M. Rodstein, Secretary of the Lubavitch Yeshivah, on letterhead of “Yeshivath Tomchei Temimim Lubavitch, Warsaw,” addressed to “M. Mordecai ben Saul Wilsker,” acknowledging donation of $100 to the Yeshivah. Creased; minor stains

Warsaw: 3rd Tammuz, 1927

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
The final paragraph informs the recipient that the Rebbe, Joseph Isaac Schneerson, was imprisoned in St. Petersburg by the Bolsheviks. Parenthetically, nine days later, on the 12th of Tammuz, Rabbi Schneerson was released from St. Petersburg’s infamous Spalerna Prison after intense pressure placed on the Soviet Government by senior officials world-wide.