Signatures thought to be by
Zalmen Komisaruk of Vasilkovka (1855-1920)
Cleaned up version to bring out script
view of original from a side view showing
writing (top) along side
This is the back page of a Hebrew book which was passed down
through the Komiasruk family. The name of the book is "Khokhmat Adam". The book
was written by Avraham Danzig of Vilna, whose son Yitskhak married Gittel the
sister of Ester (granddaughters of the Vilna Gaon) who married Berel Davidovitch
Komisaruk (1776-1843) of Girtegola and Rassein, Lithuania, the father of Rabbi
Shlomo Zalmen Komisaruk of Grafskoy (1798-1853).
The book belonged to Rabbi Pinkhas Komisaruk and probably to his father before
In Hebrew is written: "This book Khokhmat Adam belonged to the distinguished and
my master my father, our teacher the Rabbi Pinkhas, son of our teacher the Rabbi
Shlomo Zalmen of blessed and righteous memory, Segal, of Kolonya Grafskoy, in
the year 5606 [1846 unclear]."
Beneath this appears in Russian: "Solomon Komisaruk"
Then again in Hebrew: " The youngster amongst the princes of Menashe [a Biblical
term of humility]
Shlomo Zalmen son of our teacher the Rabbi Pinkhas Komisaruk".
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