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Jewish and Israeli History and Culture

Lot Number 24

Four Letters from Petach Tikva, Mazkeret Batya, Zichrov Ya’akov and Jaffa, 1905-1914

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615$
Opening
400$
Lot Number 24

Four Letters from Petach Tikva, Mazkeret Batya, Zichrov Ya’akov and Jaffa, 1905-1914

1. A letter from the committee of Petach Tikva, to the Rabbi of "Jaffa and the Moshavot" (Rabbi Kook), December 1905. A request to prevent a certain person from acquiring an estate because he desecrated the Sabbath in public. Ink-stamped with the settlement committee stamp and signed by seven of the settlement members.
2. A letter from the committee of Mazkeret Batya-Ekron, to the rabbi of "Jaffa and the Moshavot", Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak Hacohen Kook, 1912. A request addressed to Rabbi Kook, asking him to come and "make peace" after the occurrence of some disputes between the settlement members. Ink-stamped (settlement committee stamp) and signed by thirteen of the settlement members.
3. "Certificate" awarded to Shlomo Wilder confirming that his daughter, from Zichron Ya'akov, is a resident of the Moshavah, and is allowed to marry a young person from Alexandria, 1913. Signed and stamped by Rabbi Gedaliu Kahana, the settlement rabbi; signed by chairman and secretary of the settlement committee, Ink-stamped with the settlement committee stamp and ink-stamped with the stamp of the “Mukhtar” of the settlement (Arabic).
4. A letter from inhabitants of Jaffa "in the suburb of Neve Zedek" to the representatives of Tel-Aviv council, 1914. A protest against approving the establishment of a "cinematograph" - namely "Eden" cinema, established in 1914. With signatures of nineteen "home owners" in Jaffa.
[4] leaves, average size: 27 cm. Fair to good condition.

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615$
Opening
400$

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