Re: [JewishKeidan] Re: att Berl Kagan
- AndyThank you. I'll seacrh YIVOMaxOn Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 7:00 PM, awcassel <acassel@...> wrote:
Berl Kagan is long gone, alas. I found a reference to his passing on a 1993 edition of the Mendele email listserv. If you're searching his works I would suggest you query YIVO, where he worked as a researcher in the 1960s. Best of luck.
--- In JewishKeidan@yahoogroups.com, Max Munk <nossonmunk@...> wrote:
> Dear Mr. Kagan
> You wrote about Avraham-Eliahu Kaplan "His introduction to his planned
> commentary in Berliner "Jeshurun" is a deep, broad-reaching inquiry all by
> I have been searching a long time for a copy of that article in "jeshurun" .
> Can you help me in anyway?
> My father, Rabbi Elie Munk, of Paris was a disciple of Rabbi Kaplan.
> I was told that Rabbi Kaplan passed away on the week when that Jeshurun
> weekly issue came out, and that the 10 students who Rabbi Kaplan selected
> and agreed to help Rabbi Kaplan on his commentary (to replace Rashi) passed
> away that year. My father was selected but decided not to join.
> Have you heard this story? and, how can it be verified?
> Thank you
> Max Munk