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

Ruling Issued by the Rabbis of Bnei Brak – 12th Elul 1969 – Prohibition to Receive a Salary or Any Benefit from the Religious Council

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Typewritten ruling signed by ten rabbis of Bnei Brak (R. Landau, R. Wosner, the Yeshuot Moshe of Vizhnitz and others), forbidding any cooperation with the religious council (in the event it would be established) and receiving from it any benefit or salary. Bnei Brak, 12th Elul 1969.
Typewritten ruling issued by the rabbis of Bnei Brak at the gathering in Elul 1969 to renew the decision reached in 1964, firmly opposing the establishment of a religious council.
Hand signed by: R. Yaakov Landau, rabbi of Bnei Brak; R. Shmuel HaLevi Wosner, rabbi of Zichron Meir; R. Avraham Tzvi Weiss, rabbi of Neveh Achiezer; R. Avraham Shlomo Katz of Riskeva, rabbi of the Yitav Lev community; R. Moshe Blau, rabbi of Pardes Katz; R. Yitzchak Shlomo Unger, dean of the Chug Chatam Sofer yeshiva; R. Yechiel Meir Weingort, rabbi of the Gerrer Chassidim; R. Natan Gestetner, rabbi of Shikun Agudath Yisrael; R. Moshe Yehoshua Hager, rabbi of Kiryat Vizhnitz, later the Yeshuot Moshe Rebbe of Vizhnitz; and R. David Shemesh, rabbi of the Sephardi community in Pardes Katz.
Additional copy of the typewritten ruling enclosed, without signatures.
[2] leaves. 27.5 cm. Good condition. Stains. Folding marks and filing holes, partly torn.

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