Auction 69 Part 1 Rare and Important Items
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LOT 28:

Letter from the Chafetz Chaim – Radin, 1926 – "May G-d Help You in All Matters and Fulfill All Your Desires for the ...

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Letter from the Chafetz Chaim – Radin, 1926 – "May G-d Help You in All Matters and Fulfill All Your Desires for the Good"
Letter from R. Yisrael Meir HaKohen of Radin, the Chafetz Chaim. Radin (Radun), Kislev 1926.
Written by a scribe on the official stationery of the Chafetz Chaim, with the latter's handwritten signature ("Yisrael Meir HaKohen") and stamp.
Letter of acknowledgement, in Yiddish, for a donation made to the Radin yeshiva, addressed to Mrs. Chana Slew of Chicago. The letter concludes with the Chafetz Chaim's heartfelt blessings: " In the merit of the holy mitzva of supporting Torah study, may G-d help you in all matters, and fulfill all your wishes for the good, as is her wish and that of the one who blesses her, Yisrael Meir HaKohen".
R. Yisrael Meir HaKohen of Radin (1837-1933; Otzar HaRabbanim 12262), leader of the Jewish people, was widely known by the name of his first book, the Chafetz Chaim. He founded the Radin yeshiva and authored many halachic and ethical works: Mishna Berura, Shemirat HaLashon, Ahavat Chessed and dozens more. This letter was written in his later years, at the age of about 90 (his advanced age is noticeable in the tremulous signature).
[1] leaf. 27.5 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains. Fold lines. Tears to fold lines, slightly affecting several letters, repaired.

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