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

Letter from Rebbe Yoel Teitelbaum of Satmar – Ca. 1930s

Opening: $2,500
Sold for: $11,250
Including buyer's premium

Lengthy letter (2 pages, unsigned), handwritten by Rebbe Yoel Teitelbaum, rabbi of Satmar. [Satmar, ca. 1930s].
Presumably addressed to a contemporary rebbe, whom we were not able to identify. R. Yoel describes the plight of a Torah scholar from Satmar imprisoned in Kraków, stressing the importance of providing support for his unfortunate family both for living expenses and to secure his release. R. Yoel also asks the recipient to pray for this Torah scholar, and involve others who can provide assistance.
[1] leaf (written on both sides). 23.5 cm. Good-fair condition. Dampstains and creases.

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Letters – Chassidut
Letters – Chassidut