Lot 63: Letter of Confirmation by Rebbe Yeshaya Schorr of Ia?i, Author of Kelil Tiferet
15 November 2016
Jerusalem, IsraelLive Auction
Description: A letter of confirmation, handwritten and signed by R. "Yeshaya Schorr, Rabbi of Ia?i". Ia?i (Romania), 1850. Letter of confirmation for a "Mukat Etz", "the virgin at five years of age fell and lost her virginity". R. Yeshaya Schorr, Rabbi of Ia?i (1780-1879, Encyclopedia L'Chassidut Vol. 2, p. 496), author of the Kelil Tiferet, was one of the eldest rebbes in his times and a brilliant scholar, kabbalist and renowned miracle-worker. He was a disciple of great Chassidic masters: R. Mordechai of Kremenets disciple of the Ba'al Shem Tov, R. Avraham Yehoshua Heshel the Ohev Yisrael of Apta, R. Zvi of Zhydachiv, and R. Menachem Mendel of Kosava. He died in 1879, close to one hundred years old. Leaf 18X21 cm. High-quality paper. Good condition.