Auction 54 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Feb 7, 2017 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 181:

Collection of Manuscripts of Rabbi Meir Stallewicz and a Long Letter by Rabbi Moshe Chaskin

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Colection of manuscripts, drafts of halachic responsa and of Torah novellae, by R. Meir Stallewicz, the Khislavichi (Choslovitz) Rabbi, author of M'Beit Meir. [Jerusalem, c. 1930s].
Contains a long (4 pages) autograph letter, signed by R. Moshe Chaskin, regarding his acclimation to Eretz Israel, rescue of Russian Jews and Torah thoughts on the laws of Shevi'it. Rehovot, Tamuz 1933.
Rabbi Meir Stallewicz (1870-1949, Otzar Harabbanim 12917), a leading rabbi in Lithuania and Russia, and later Rabbi in Jerusalem. Disciple of Rabbi Alexander Shlomo Lapidot, served in the Rabbinate of various towns, including Sebezh (Vitebsk region) and Khislavichi (Choslovitz). In 1932, he moved to Jerusalem and was appointed Rabbi of the Zichron Moshe neighborhood and its vicinity. In his lifetime, he printed four volumes of his book "M'Beit Meir - Chikrei Halachot", on various treatises.
Rabbi Moshe Chaskin (1872-1950, Otzar HaRabbanim 14708), was a close disciple of R. Yitzchak Elchanan Spektor and of the Chafetz Chaim. He served as Rabbi in Krekenava for 15 years, and headed the Mechina [preparatory program] for the Slabodka Yeshiva. During the war, he relocated to serve as Rabbi of Pryluky. Moved to Eretz Israel in 1933 and became a prominent rabbi in Jerusalem.
[18] written pages. Size varies, 20-22 cm. good condition.