1. The letter was written on Thursday Devarim Menachem Av 5721 , on the Rebbe’s official letter paper, by the Gabbai Rabbi Yeshaya Yoel Unger [brother of Rabbi Ungar who was the Av Beit Din of the Chug Chatam Sofer], “who writes at the Rebbe’s command”. 2. An excerpt [the end of the letter and the signature] of a letter which also seems to have been written on the same type of letter paper. In the excerpt before us are blessings: “Much pleasure – healing and salvations and all good”. And the signature: “Who writes at the command of the Rebbe, Yeshaya Yoel Unger”. The Rebbe Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Twersky of Skver [1898-1968] Appointed as Rebbe following the death of his father the Rebbe Rabbi David of Skver in 1927 in the city of Calarasi, Romania. After the Second World War, he moved to the city of Bukarest and in 1948 emigrated to America. In 1957, he founded the New Square neighborhood in New York, to provide his followers with a suitable place to live. Overall condition: Fair-good.
On official letterhead, handwritten and signed by Rabbi Yehezkel Abramsky. 1949. Name of the recipient doesn’t appear but is described as “respect to his gaon.” Deals with editing a book of chiddushim on Masechet Beitz. Known as the Chazon Yehezkel, the Rav lived 1886-1976 and was asleader of charedi Judaism and a head of the Council of Torah Sages. Rabbi of Slotzk, and then Ga’avad of London. He moved to Jerusalem late in life. | Signs of folding. 21cm. Generally good condition.
The Rav lived 1906-2000, son of Rabbi Itamar Rosenbaum of Nadvorna. In 1973 he moved to Israel and established his home in the Yad Eliyahu neighborhood of Tel Aviv, at his father’s beit midrash. In 1980 he moved from Tel Aviv to Bnei Brak, where he lived until he died. Marks from depositing the check in the bank. Generally very good condition.
Signed by the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson. At the beginning the rabbi adds two words by hand and another two at the end. Filing holes, signs of folding, generally very good condition.
Likkutei Amarim Tanya, published by Otzar HaChassidim, 770 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn NY, 11th of Nissan 1984. | This wonderful edition includes a lengthy bibliographic listing of printings of the Tanya (600 pages! Of facsimiles of covers previously printed). Blue binding, two matching symbols. Quality cream paper, wide margins. 505 pages, 19cm. Generally very good condition.
Written in Hebrew and in English, with a two-sided opening. Treasures contains facsimiles of letters, documents, photos, paintings, objects, rare books and manuscripts. In all the book features 154 entries, focusing on some of the important and rare items housed in the library. Each entry is accompanied by a description and explanation in English and Hebrew.Printed on quality chromo paper, bound in wonderful binding covered in black cloth with gilded inscriptions. Spcial case made of cardboard. Generally good condition. 28cm. XII, 423, , 122, VIII pages.
HaSefer publication. Hebrew and English. First edition, quality printing on thick paper. 26 pictures in colors glued to the book. In the margins are printed the words of the megillah. 500 copies were produced. | Cloth-covered, quality binding.  pages, 34cm. Generally good condition.
Das Wunderhaus, a children’s book by Tom Seidmann-Freud (1892-1930). German, a Jewish author and illustrator born in Vienna with an innovative style. Cousin of Sigmund Freud. Ok condition, tears, perhaps partially missing.
Large medallion made of bronze given with a backing of woodboard. Created Pesach 1935, 800 years since his birth. | Board of metal with dedication to Professor Morris Levi from Yossi Kedmi on the back. 24x24cm, 19cm diameter. Generally good condition.
1. Queen of Sheba and the Wild Turkeys, relief work with rich hammering, stamped. Size 23x16cm.
2. Samson and the Lion, Betzalel work, wonderful copper relief work, stamped, diameter 14cm.
3. Choresh Adama—by Zeev Reven, Betzalel work, relief, stamped, 13cm diameter.
Different shapes and conditions, generally good.
Relief work of Jews mourning Theodor Herzl, a chazan reading from a siddur, around a portrait of Herzl, with a Star of David and yahrzeit candles. Yizkor engraving at the bottom. Dates of his birth and death. Given in a frame. 5x10cm, with the frame it’s 17x21cm.
Based on a photograph of Roman Vishniak from before World War II. Very good condition, 100x70cm. The artist was born in 1976 in Russia, and studied art from an early age. Continued when he moved to Israel in 1991. Modern artist who deals in Judaica and Jewish art, and showcases originality and chiddushim with every work of art.
Signed in the lower-left corner. Given in a frame. Moshe Elnatan (1904-1964) was an artist born in Persia, studied in Bombay under an Indian artist, Diharam. In 1939 he moved to Israel, served in the British Army and discharged with heavy disabilities. | Light defect to the frame. 30x22cm, including the frame 39x32cm. Ok to good condition.
Signed in Hebrew and English, and the date 1968. An old man wrapped in a tallis holds a sefer torah. Next to him, a young boy with forelocks kisses and touches the sefer. Wooden frame. 47x68cm. Defects to frame, generally good condition.
Signature in the upper right. Given in a frame, covered in glass. Moshe Kuperman (1926-2003), Israeli artist, winner of the Israel Prize in 2000 and many other prizes. His creations are based on set types that are rigid and don’t allow room for originality. Because of the strict rules, it creates emotion in the spectator.Used many layers of color. His works have been sold for 5-10k dollars before. 71x57, 83x84 with the frame. Good condition.
Quality lithograph. Among the motifs in the illustration are a cart with Jews and a Sefer Torah. A boat and landscapes of Manhattan. Description of the painting in English on the upper left. Given in a nice wooden frame. 48x65cm, with the frame 61x77. Good condition.