(Dayan and Rosh Yeshiva Sha’ar HaShamayim, Jerusalem, 1887-1954). Typed Letter Signed. Written on letterhead in Hebrew to Isaac Halevi Herzog, Chief Rabbi of Eretz Israel. Recommending the appointment of his son-in-law R. Abraham HaLevi Horowitz as a Rabbi to the Army. “He is a scholar, energetic, full of initiative and knowledgeable in both Hebrew and modern literature.” One page. Central folds.
Jerusalem: 3rd Iyar, 1948.
Written two days before the proclamation of the State of Israel. The writer was the father of R. Shlomo Zalman Auerbach and author of Chacham Lev. His other son-in-law was the Maggid, R. Shalom Schwadron.