Auction 27
Books, Manuscripts and Rabbinical Letters

Lot Number 253

Photograph of Rabbi Dessler – Including his Handwritten Inscription

Sold For
738$
Opening
600$
Lot Number 253

Photograph of Rabbi Dessler – Including his Handwritten Inscription

Photograph of the Ga’on Rabbi Eliyahu Eliezer Dessler. On its edge, inscription in his handwriting: “28 Tamuz 1935 London, friendship memento from your rabbi”.
The righteous Ga’on Rabbi Eliyahu Eliezer Dessler (1892-1954), disciple of the Kelm Yeshiva, son-in-law of Rabbi Nachum Zev Ziv of Kelm. Arrived in England in 1927 and served in the rabbinate of Dalston in London. Among founders of Kollel HaRabbanim in city of Gateshead and Torah life in England. Towards the end of his lifetime served as spiritual director of the Ponevezh Yeshiva in Bnei Brak. His profound discourses based upon ethical principles were condensed in the five volumes of “Michtav M’Eliyahu” and in additional books. While he was in London, Rabbi Dessler began getting involved in his lifelong enterprise – educating students. His boundless love and warmth which he bestowed upon his students contributed to the immense effect which he had on them. This photograph with the inscription demonstrates the unique bond which Rabbi Dessler shared with his students.
14x9 cm. Good condition, stains. Original “stand” attached.

Sold For
738$
Opening
600$

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