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

Letter of the Rabbis to the Bnei Brak Municipality – 6th Tevet 1969 – Demanding to be Salaried by the Municipality, Without Being Subordinate to the Religious Council

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Typewritten letter, signed by seven rabbis of Bnei Brak (R. Landau, R. Wosner, and others), to the Bnei Brak municipality, demanding to maintain their previous status of independent religious workers salaried by the municipality, without being subordinate to the religious council. 6th Tevet 1969.
Signed by seven rabbis (five of them with stamp as well): R. Yaakov Landau, rabbi of Bnei Brak; R. Shmuel HaLevi Wosner, rabbi of Zichron Meir; R. Avraham Tzvi Weiss, rabbi of Neveh Achiezer; R. Moshe Blau, rabbi of Pardes Katz; R. Natan Gestetner, rabbi of Shikun Agudath Yisrael; R. David Shemesh, rabbi of the Sephardi community in Pardes Katz; and R. Yechiel Meir Weingort, rabbi of the Gerrer Chassidim.
[1] leaf. 33 cm. Good condition. Stains. Filing holes.

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