An important and unique letter from Admor of Shotz challenging the Rabbinical consensus for being too “LENIENT” on Zionistic issues


Sharp words from the Admor Rabbi Shalom of Shotz protesting collaboration with the government of Israel and the mandatory education law.
The Admor of Shotz adds that the situation in the Land of Israel prevents himfrom sleeping; ” until now we have been accustomed to decrees from thegentiles, and now, when Jewish blood from the Nazi atrocities has not yet dried, Jews are already decreeing decrees on Jews! ”  He even justifies his criticism ofhis own Rebbe, Rabbi Aharon of Belz by explaining that at the time when G-d’sname is being desecrated, one does not have to adhere to his Rabbi.

As usual, Winner’s again has come through with a series of rare valuable items. Their upcoming October 24th auction includes:

A letter from the first Admor of Sadigura, Rabbi Avraham Yaakov, son of the Admor Rabbi Yisrael of Ruzhin, to his brother-in- law the Admor Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Vizhnitz, author of Tzemach Tzedek.

A lengthy letter from Rabbi Yaakov Yosef the first Chief Rabbi of New York to Rabbi Shmuel Salant.

A set of the First Edition Keter Shem Tov, a rare and early Chassidic print of the teachings from The Baal Shem Tov.

Novellae on Tractate Sanhedrin, in the Handwriting of the Chatam Sofer.

An Autograph signature letter from the Chafetz Chaim.

A halachic response written by the Rogatchover regarding chalitza by an apostate who was at the center of a Torah polemic, written in Dvinsk 1929.

Winner’s Auction House has been conducting public auctions for over 30 years and is one of the leading Authorities specializing in ancient Hebrew books, manuscripts and Judaica objects.

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