Auction 88 - Part I - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Letter from the Minchat Elazar – Munkacs, 1932 – Blessings for an Easy Birth

Opening: $1,500
Sold for: $3,500
Including buyer's premium

Postcard with letter handwritten and signed by Rebbe Chaim Elazar Shapira, the Minchat Elazar. Munkacs, [1932].
Addressed to his relative R. David Perkowitz in Jerusalem. The letter is very concise, written with many acronyms, and signed by the rebbe.
On the verso of the postcard, there is a long letter from the rebbe's attendant, R. Chaim Dov Gross, writing on behalf of the rebbe. He confirms the receipt of the kvittel and tzitzit from Eretz Israel, and relays the rebbe's blessings for an easy pregnancy and birth.
Rebbe Chaim Elazar Shapira Rabbi of Munkacs (1872-1937) was a leading Torah scholar, halachic authority, rebbe and kabbalist in his generation. Author of Minchat Elazar and many other Torah works.
Postcard. 15X10.5 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains, creases and wear.

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Letters – Chassidut
Letters – Chassidut