Auction 38 - Jewish and Israeli History and Culture, Israeli and International Art

Collection of Photos and Two Pendants" – Let my People Go – "Prisoners of Zion

Opening: $250
Sold for: $325
Including buyer's premium
1-23.Twenty three photos (press photos) documenting the activities of "Shalach et Ami" – the organization for assisting prisoners of Zion and Jews in the Soviet Union; mass-demonstrations and vote in the Knesset in relation with the "Leningrad Trial" (where 11 Jews were judged for trying to hijack a plane and go to Israel). Size varies, 13X8.5 cm to 24X18 cm. Fair-good condition. Numerous photos are annotated.
24-25. Two pendants issued by the Union of Councils for Soviet Jews, on the pendants appear the name of Prisoners of Zion Valeri Kukui and Hillel Butman. The leaves attached to the pendants contain biographical information about both and propaganda calling to release them. Very good condition.
Eretz Israel, British Mandate and Underground Movements, State of Israel