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

Collection of Photographs of Rebbes of Bobov – The Kedushat Tzion and His Son Rebbe Shlomo Halberstam

Opening: $100
Sold for: $375
Including buyer's premium

Eight photographs: photograph of Rebbe Benzion Halberstam, the Kedushat Tzion – second rebbe of the Bobov dynasty; and seven photographs of his son Rebbe Shlomo Halberstam the Divrei Shlomo – third rebbe of Bobov.

Rebbe Benzion Halberstam, the Kedushat Tzion (1874-1941, perished in the Holocaust), a prominent rebbe in his times and leader of West Galician Jewry. Son and successor of Rebbe Shlomo (the first) of Bobov. After WWI, he rebuilt the Galician Torah world, establishing the large network of Etz Chaim yeshivot.

His son, Rebbe Shlomo Halberstam (the second) of Bobov (1907-2000), a prominent rebbe in recent times. After miraculously surviving the Holocaust, he reached the United States where he re-established the Bobov Chassidut, founding communities, yeshivot and Torah institutions in the United States and worldwide.

8 photographs. Size and condition vary. Overall good condition. Minor marginal open tear to one photograph. Inscriptions and studio stamps on verso.