Letters from Gedolim to be Featured at Upcoming Auction


chofetz-chaim-letterKestenbaum & Company of New York City is featuring a number of exceptionally significant autographed letters written by gedolei Yisroel and admorim in their auction scheduled for October 27th.¬†Highlights¬†include a letter written entirely in the hand of the Chofetz Chaim in which he offers Rosh Hashanah greetings and extends heartfelt blessings to the recipient for “Zera shel Kayama” (children), as is your wish.” The pre-auction estimate for this letter written in Radin in 1923 is $15,000-20,000.

Another significant autograph letter is from Rav Chaim Soloveitchik and written to Rav Avraham Hakohen Kook, sent from Brisk in 1908 (estimate: $12,000-18,000).

Other items to be offered in the auction is a Tefillah written in the hand of Rav Mendel of Shklov, as well as letters and original manuscripts by the Chasam Sofer, the MahRa”M Schick, the Malbim, the Chazon Ish, Rav Shamshon Raphael Hirsch, Rav Shloimkeh Zviller, Rav Itzikel of Antwerp, the Minchas Elazar of Munkatch, and others.

More details regarding the auction can be accessed at www.Kestenbaum.net.

{Noam Amdurski-Matzav.com Newscenter}