Auction 048 Rebbes of Satmar, Sighet and Bobov - Books, Objects, Letters and Manuscripts, Broadsides and Printed Items

Collection of Letters from Rebbe Chananya Yom Tov Lipa Deutsch of Helmetz – To the Beit Yisrael of Mattersdorf

Opening: $300

Nine letters handwritten and signed by Rebbe Chananya Yom Tov Lipa Deutsch Rabbi of Helmetz (Královský Chlmec; present day: Slovakia). United States and Australia, 1961-1968.
Nine letters (including some long letters, written on both sides), addressed to his teacher Rebbe Yisrael Taussig, the Beit Yisrael of Mattersdorf. Written on the rebbe's official stationery, and signed: "Ch.Y.L. [Chananya Yomtov Lipa] son of Rachel Malka for a complete recovery".
Halachic queries regarding modesty and mikvaot; responsa and approbations for his book Taharat Yom Tov, and more.
R. Chananya Yom Tov Lipa Deutsch Rabbi of Helmetz and the region (1908-1991), elder Chassidic rabbi in the United States. He served as rabbi of several Hungarian and Slovakian communities. After the Holocaust, he settled in Cleveland, and later in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. He was renowned for his expertise in mikvaot, and was very active in improving the halachic standard of mikvaot in the United States and worldwide, together with his relative Rebbe Yoel Teitelbaum of Satmar.

9 letters, official stationery. Approx. 26-28 cm. Good condition. Folding marks. Stains and minor wear.