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Re: [JewishKeidan] Re: att Berl Kagan

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  • Max Munk
    Andy Thank you. I ll seacrh YIVO Max
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 21, 2010
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      Andy
      Thank you. I'll seacrh YIVO
      Max

      On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 7:00 PM, awcassel <acassel@...> wrote:
       

      Max,

      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.

      Andy


      --- 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
      > itself.
      > 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
      >


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