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

Wooden Plaque in Honor of the Visit of the Berach Moshe of Satmar in Eretz Israel – Jerusalem, 1983

Opening: $100

Wooden plaque prepared in honor of the visit to Eretz Israel of Rebbe Moshe Teitelbaum of Satmar, the Berach Moshe. Jerusalem, summer 1983.
Olive wood. Handwritten and illustrated. The center of the plaque is occupied by a crown, inscribed: "…In honor of the visit of the rebbe of Satmar, Jerusalem 1983…".
Illustrations of fish and foliate designs on verso.
Olive wood plaque: approx. 38 cm. Good condition. Hook. Breaks. Minor defects.

Rebbe Moshe Teitelbaum, the Berach Moshe of Satmar (1914-2006), son of Rebbe Chaim Tzvi, the Atzei Chaim of Sighet. He first headed the yeshiva of his father-in-law Rebbe Chanoch Henich of Sassov in Keretsky, and later served as rabbi of Zenta, where he founded and headed a yeshiva as well. Following the Holocaust, he served as rabbi of Sighet, later immigrating to the United States where he founded the Atzei Chaim – Sighet Beit Midrash in Boro Park, eventually succeeding his uncle Rebbe Yoel Teitelbaum as rebbe of Satmar.

The Berach Moshe of Satmar