Certificate of recommendation signed by Rabbi Eliezer Yehuda Finkel, Rosh Yeshivat Mir, to his disciple Rabbi Eliyahu Baruch Shulman, on the 18th of Iyar , prior to his immigration to Eretz Israel. After recommending his disciple excellent moral qualities in Torah and Yirah, the genius writes: "And here he wants to go to our holy land, and study there in one of the holy yeshivas, and for that I appreciate him for this desire, and ask from Maranan Ve'Rabbanan, the geniuses and principals, that everywhere he may be, receive him with kindness and with the respect he deserves."
Rabbi Eliezer Yehuda Finkel [1877-1965] , was born in 1877 to his father, the Alter of Slabodka. In his youth he studied in Brisk with Rabbi Chaim Brisk. At the Helusk Yeshiva he studied in Chavruta with Rabbi Baruch Ber Leibowitz, the head of the yeshiva, and after a while he went to Radin and studied with the Chafetz Chaim at the Kodshim Kollel. At the end of World War II, his father-in-law, Rabbi Eliyahu Baruch Kamai, passed away, and he was appointed head of the Mir Yeshiva. In 1941 he managed to escape from Europe, in Jerusalem he established the main building of the yeshiva and headed it for twenty-one years until his death on the 29th of Tammuz 1965. Member of the Council of Torah Scholars of Agudat Yisrael. His teachings are printed in the book "Divrei Eliezer".
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