Auction 86 - Part I - Rare & Important Items

Dedication for a Bar Mitzvah, Handwritten and Signed by the Gerrer Rebbe – On the Book Sefat Emet

Opening: $2,000
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sefat Emet on the Torah, by Rebbe Yehuda Aryeh Leib Alter of Ger; five parts in two volumes. Jerusalem: Published by the grandsons of the Sefat Emet, [20th century].
Dedication for a Bar Mitzvah on the endpaper of the first volume, handwritten and signed by the Gerrer Rebbe: "For the dear Bar Mitzvah boy, Meir, upon his becoming Bar Mitzvah, from Yaakov Aryeh Alter".
R. Yaakov Aryeh Alter of Ger (Góra Kalwaria), was born in Lodz, Poland, in 1939. He was the son of Rebbe Simcha Bunim Alter, the Lev Simcha of Ger. In 1940, in the middle of WWII, one-year-old Yaakov Aryeh moved to Eretz Israel with his father and grandfather (the Imrei Emet). In 1996, after the passing of his uncle the Pnei Menachem, he began his tenure as Rebbe and for the last twenty five years leads the Gerrer Chassidut, the largest Chassidic court in Israel.
Two volumes. 22 cm. Overall good condition. Stains and wear. Damage to bindings.
Chassidut – Manuscripts, Letters and Signatures
Chassidut – Manuscripts, Letters and Signatures