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Rabbi Dr. Jecheskiel Lewin collection

Document | Accession Number: 2004.365

Consists of copies of articles, documents, and correspondence written by and about Rabbi Dr. Jecheskiel Lewin, the last chief rabbi of Lwow. Rabbi Lewin was killed in 1941 after refusing the shelter offered him by Metropolitan Andrew Szeptycki (Sheptytsky), whom he asked for assistance in protecting the Jews of Lwow. Also contains two rolls of microfilm containing issues of "Nasza Opinia," from 1936-1938. Rabbi Lewin was the last editor of this publication, and wrote many articles dealing with scholarly, sociological, political, and religious matters under the initial "L."

1922-2005  (inclusive)
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