Auction 52 - Jewish and Israeli History and Culture

Lend a Hand to the "Shivat Tziyon" Enterprise - New Zionist Organization

Opening: $600
Sold for: $750
Including buyer's premium
"Join the War for Redemption, for Saving the Golah, for Absorbing the Redeemed". Poster recruiting volunteers for the "New Zionist Organization" illegal immigration campaign. Linol print: Zvi Bergman, Engelberg Press, [late 1930s - early 1940s]. Hebrew.
In the middle of the poster is a version of the movement's emblem, in the center of which is a handcuffed hand holding a seven-branched menorah, with a map of Greater Israel in the background.
34X49.5 cm. Good condition. Horizontal folding line and some creases. Small tears to margins, without damage to illustration. Some stains (mostly on verso).
Provenance: Collection of Dr. Simon Cohen.