Auction 88 - Part I - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Letter from Rabbi Kook, Rabbi Isser Zalman Meltzer and Rabbi Abba Yaakov Borochov – Fundraising at the Western Wall and Rachel's Tomb for the Orthodox Boys' Schools in Jerusalem – Jerusalem, 1933

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Letter handwritten and signed by R. Avraham Yitzchak HaKohen Kook, chief rabbi of Eretz Israel, with the signatures of R. Abba Yaakov HaKohen Borochov and R. Isser Zalman Meltzer. Jerusalem, Sivan 1933.
The letter lists the ideas raised at a meeting convened to obtain sources of income for the Orthodox boys' schools in Jerusalem: to solicit donations from visitors at the Western Wall and Rachel's Tomb, and to require the Chevra Kaddisha to dedicate a third of their income to Orthodox education.
[1] leaf, official stationery of R. Kook. 27.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains and wear. Folding marks. Tears to folds, slightly affecting text.

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