Auction 44
Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters

Lot Number 10

Collection of Photographs of the Family of the Author of “Leshem Shvo Ve’Achlama”

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Lot Number 10

Collection of Photographs of the Family of the Author of “Leshem Shvo Ve’Achlama”

A collection of family photographs of the family of the young daughter of the renowned Kabbalist Rabbi Shlomo Elyashiv, author of “Leshem Shvo Ve'Achlama”.
• Photograph of Rabbi Shalom Krominsky, Šiauliai, Lithuania, [c. 1910]. • Photograph of Rabbi Shalom Krominsky, his wife the Rebbetzin Sarah Leah [daughter of the author of “The Leshem”] and their four daughters. [Šiauliai?, c. 1920]. • Photograph of the Rebbetzin Sarah Leah with her four daughters. Šiauliai, [c. 1900]. • Printed leaf in memory of the author of The Leshem. Jerusalem, 1926. On the leaf and behind the frame are various inscriptions of family Jahrzeits, [the Rebbetzin - the Leshem's wife who died on the 25 th of Nissan, and other Jahrzeit dates] - in the handwriting of one of Rabbi Shalom Krominsky's daughters.
Rabbi Shalom Zvi Krominsky (1884-1935), a great Torah-scholar, was the son-in-law of the holy Kabbalist Rabbi Shlomo Elyashiv of Šiauliai, author of Leshem Shvo Ve'Achlama. Served in the rabbinate of Vaiguva, Lithuania and later settled in nearby Šiauliai. In 1933, he moved to Palestine and served as a kashrut supervisor in a slaughterhouse in Haifa. His wife, the Rebbetzin Sarah Leah was the youngest daughter of the Leshem and was the aunt of Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv (his mother's sister) [who moved to Jerusalem in the autumn of 1923 together with his parents and grandfather, the author of the Leshem].
4 items, in old frames, varied size and condition.

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