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Letter by R. Hayyim Ya'akov Naphtali Silberberg, Warsaw 1912

כתב מה"ר חיים יעקב נפתלי זילברברג, מו"ץ ווארשא - Manuscript

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  • Lot Number 53216
  • Title (English) Letter by R. Hayyim Ya'akov Naphtali Silberberg
  • Title (Hebrew) כתב מה"ר חיים יעקב נפתלי זילברברג, מו"ץ ווארשא
  • Note Manuscript
  • City Warsaw
  • Publication Date 1912
  • Estimated Price - Low 300
  • Estimated Price - High 600

  • Item # 2338752
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Description

Physical Description

[1] p., 208:130 mm., light age staining, ink on paper, neat Ashkenazic script, all in the Rebbe's hand, signed, and dated.

 

Detail Description

Letter by R. Hayyim Ya'akov Naphtali b. Abraham Benjamin Silberberg (1850-1930) dayyan and prominent Warsaw rabbi. R. Silberberg was born in Sieradz, Russia and studied with the Hafez Hayyim. He was a disciple of R. Yisrael Salanter and the Beis HaLevi. He was a confidante of the Netziv of Volozhin and the Hofetz Hayyim. R. Elchonon Wasserman was careful to call him with the title "HaGaon HaTzaddik". He was active in strengthening Shabbat observance and famiy purity and printed placards appealing to the public to strengthen their adherence to halacha. He published the manuscripts of his father, Rabbi Avraham Binyamin av"d of וויערשוב, and the manuscripts of his grandfather, the gaon of Kutna, author of Zayit Ra'anan.

 

Reference:

Wieruszow Yizkhor Book, Tel Aviv 1970, pp 58-63