Auction 16
Books, Manuscripts and Rabbinical Letters

Lot Number 61

Letter Requesting Donations for Jews of Hebron – Jerusalem, 1872 – Signed by rabbis of Hebron

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Lot Number 61

Letter Requesting Donations for Jews of Hebron – Jerusalem, 1872 – Signed by rabbis of Hebron

Kol Shava'at B'ney Ami HaNe'enakim. [Jerusalem, 1872].
Printed letter requesting donations for Jews of Hebron:"There is a famine in the county for two years¦". In addition, the letter states that for the purpose of raising donations, Rabbi Eliyahu Mani was appointed as emissary to the Egyptian congregations"to knock on the doors of the open-hearted¦ and speak to their heart". At end:"Holy city of Hebron, may it be built and established in the last third of the month of Tevet in the year 1872". Handwritten signatures of rabbis, scholars of Hebron (see Hebrew description) and seal of the Sephardic Kollel in the city of Hebron.
35X21.5 leaf. Good condition. Folding marks.
Apparently, printed in Jerusalem; not mentioned in S. HaLevi. Listed in Bibliography Institute CD record 0302152 according to a copy of a private collection.

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