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

Letter from the Yesod HaAvodah, First Rebbe of Slonim – Addressed to Slonim Chassidim in Tiberias, with a Chassidic Essay for Purim and Shabbat Zachor

Opening: $2,000

Lengthy letter (3 large pages) handwritten by the first rebbe of Slonim, R. Avraham Weinberg author of Yesod HaAvodah. [Slonim], Thursday Taanit Esther [after 1875].
Letter to Slonim Chassidim who immigrated to Eretz Israel and settled in Tiberias. Most of the letter comprises a profound, in-depth Chassidic kabbalistic essay, regarding Purim and the obliteration of Amalek. With blessings at the beginning and end of the letter. The Chassidic essay was published (with minor variations) in his book Yesod HaAvodah, without the letter opening and parts of the conclusion (which are presumably unpublished).
[1] double leaf (3 written pages). Approx. 32 cm. Fair condition. Large open tears, affecting text and signature, repaired with paper.

PLEASE NOTE: Item descriptions were shortened in translation. For further information, please refer to Hebrew text.

Letters – Chassidut
Letters – Chassidut