RABBI TZVI YECHESZKEL MICHELSON, RABBI OF PLUNSK, AND HIS SON-IN-LAW RABBI AVRAHAM NASSAN ELBERG, RABBI OF SANOK, LETTER ADDRESSED TO RABBI YOSEF HACOHEN SCHWARTZ – NOTED PRE-WWII HUNGARIAN RABBI AND AUTHOR.
Letter by Rabbi Tzvi Yecheskel Michelson. dated 1929, commending Rabbi Yosef Schwartz on his work, ‘Vayitzbar Yosef’, as well as praising his other writings. The second side of the letter contains a few lines added by his son-in-law Rabbi Avraham Nassan Elberg, Rabbi of Sanok.
Rabbi Tzvi Yecheskel Michelson (1863-1942), known from a young age as an outstanding rabbinical scholar. Rabbi of Krasnibrod and Plunsk (1893-1922), from where he moved to Warsaw and became a leading member of the Warsaw rabbinate. Author of many rabbinic works as well biographical studies of rabbinical personalities. His son Rabbi Avraham Chaim Michelson and his son-in-law Rabbi Avraham Nassan Elberg were also famous rabbinical authors.
Rabbi Avraham Nassan Elberg, Rabbi of Lakshitz and Zgierz. Moved to Sanuk in 1927. Author of Bayis Ne’eman, Beis Avraham and other works.
Rabbi Yosef haCohen Schwartz (1875-1944), son of Rabbi Naftali Schwartz, author of Beis Naftali and Rabbi of Mad. Disciple of Rabbi Yaakov Tenenbaum, author of Naharei Afarsemon, and son-in-law of Rabbi Eliezer Deutsch, Rabbi of Bonyhad and author of Pri Hasadeh and Tevuas Hasadeh. Dayan in Bonyhad and Rabbi of the Machzikei Torah community in Groszwardein. Authored a large number of halachic works and edited his father-in-law’s writings for publication. For 20 years he served as editor of the respected rabbinical journal ‘Vayelaket Yosef’ including many of his own contributions.
2 sides. 22 x 28 cm. Very good condition.