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Auction 11 Lot Number 169

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Assortment of Jewish Postcards

1. Chernowitz – theater and Jewish community center. David Gross Publishing, Chernowitz.
2. Jewish District Hospital in Dorohoi, Romaina.
3. Photographed postcard (Real Photo), tombstone “for our brothers who perished here far from their homes and families”.
4. Illustrated postcard with the speech of the heir to the throne of Chernowitz to the Jews. Printed in Vienna.
5. Postcard of Yavniel settlement. B. Ruchimowitz Publishing, Jaffa.
6. Photographed postcard (Real Photo), black and white photograph of a structure.
Two postcards postmarked. Fair-good condition.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 481

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Calendars – Hungary

1. Calendar for Hebrew year 5698, 1937-1938, Budapest. Illustrated title page. Including various prayers in Hebrew and Hungarian and a few advertisements.
2. Calendar for Hebrew year 5708, 1947-1948, published by the Hungarian Zionist Organization. A picture of the map of Israel graces the jacket. A chronological list of important events in the history of Zionism is printed at the end of the calendar together with a list of Jewish organizations and more. Hungarian.
12.5cm. Good condition. Signs of use and wear on both calendars.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 172

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Postcard with Photograph of Jew Putting on Phylacteries –Chernowitz, 1901

Chernowitz, 1901
Postcard with photograph of a Jew wrapped in a prayer shawl, putting on phylacteries and holding a book. Iaşi, Romania.
Posted in 1901.
Good condition. Few stains and creases.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 396

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Jewish Theatre – Berlin, 1928

Das Moskauer Jüdische Akademische Theater. Berlin, 1928.
The Jewish-Academic Theatre of Moscow. Articles by Ernst Toller, Joseph Roth and Alfons Goldschmidt. Contains 23 photographs of four different plays, including "200,000" – a musical comedy by Shalom Aleichem, "A Night at the Old Market" by Y. L. Peretz and "The Witch" by Abraham Goldfaden, with sets designed by Rabinowitz, Rabitche & Stepanova, in the Russian Avant-garde style. The cover design was done by Georg Salter.
23 pages, [23 photograph plates], 24.5 cm. Fair condition. Much foxing.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 492

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Book of Jews and Judaism in New-York, 1887

Book of Jews and Judaism in New-York, Moshe Wienberger, born in Hungary. New-York, 1887. Part one, other parts have not been published.
Many details about Jewish life in New York in the 19th century: synagogues, daily life, various professionals and more. "Jewish writers will not use here their knowledge and talents, only seldom shall we see something written by them in a book or in periodicals…".
[2], 124, [1] pages, 19 cm. Book in good condition. Cardboard binding partly detached.
Singerman 3607.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 87

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Achva Association – Jaffa, 1915

A group photograph of the Achva Association. At the bottom of the photograph a sign – "Achva Kitchen, Jaffa 1915".
The Achva Association, a mutual help association, was established in Jerusalem and expanded to Jaffa, Tel-Aviv, Safed, New York and other places. In 1899, the neighborhood of Achva was founded in Jaffa, not far from Neve Tzedek.
29.5X19.5 cm, pasted on cardboard. Fair condition. Stains and scratches on photograph. Tears to margins, one corner torn.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 407

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Tax for Fighting Nation – Various Coupons and Vouchers

Tax for Fighting Nation, five coupons, 1940's:
A voucher for 4 meals, Mitbach Am, Jerusalem; a receipt for a contribution of 2 pounds for "the besieged nation ", 1946; "One Shoulder!" – a leaf for a collection for "a besieged nation 1947"; a note on stationary of "Tax for Fighting Nation"; a coupon for special portions, Mishmar Ha'am, Jerusalem, Area no. 9.
Varied size and condition.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 66

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The Balfour Declaration – a Hand-decorated Card, 1919

"In commemoration of the declaration of the Minister Balfour", a hand-decorated card on the second anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. [ 1919].
In the center is an illustration of The Star of David, two Israeli flags and the years 1914 [should have been 1917] and 1919, under which is written: "in commemoration of the declaration of the Minister Balfour given on November 2, 1917". In the frame is a Psalm.
7.7X5.2 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 493

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Inauguration of the “Montefiore Home” Hospital – New-York, 1913

Inauguration of the new buildings of the Montefiore Home – Hospital for Chronic Invalids. New-York, 1913.
Pamphlet printed to honor the inauguration of the Montefiore Home Society's new hospital building on 30.11.1913.
The Society established hospitals to treat patients suffering from chronic diseases. The booklet contains a drawing of the new building, a list of patrons and administration board of the organization. English.
[16] Pages, 22.5 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 387

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Pesach Haggadah – Illustrations by Nachum Gutman

Pesach Haggadah, illustrated for children by Nachum Gutman. Yavneh publishing, Tel-Aviv, [c. 1945].
Traditional Haggadah, illustrations by Gutman on a red and blue background. Many words printed in red ink.
28, [2] Pages, 25X23 cm. Good condition, loose spine, few stains.
Ya’ari 2658, Otzar Ha-Haggadot 3989.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 89

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Romania – Two Photographs – Health Organization

1. Group photograph of OSE hostel children and care givers, Bacau, 1947. OSE organization – organization for caring for the health of Jews.
9X12 cm. Good condition.
2. Group photograph, Bukovina, 1934-1935. In front of the subjects appears the sign "Zumer kolonye, yidishen shulfarein for Bukovine" ("summer colony, Bukovina Jewish school"). In the background appears a bus loaded with equipment.
13.5X23 cm. Fair condition. Folding mark, few creases to borders.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 388

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The Book of Esther – Serbia, 1938

Esther (Liber Estherae; Das Buch Esther(. Novi Sad, Serbia, 1938
A miniature version of the Book of Esther. On the cover are two identical brass plaques "Esther – Purim", decorated with candelabrums and Stars of David, and in the center – a Purim parade. Book of Esther includes also a few musicals notes of Purim songs and a quote of Ze'ev Jabotinsky in the introduction. Hebrew and German.
[48] Pages, 6X8.5 cm. Fair condition, leaves slightly detached, stains.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 175

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Beilis Trial – Souvenir Postcard

Souvenir postcard of the Beilis Trial. [Russia, c. 1913].
In the center a photograph of Menahem Mendel Beilis, surrounded by photographs of other figures related to the affair. For additional information related to the Beilis Trial, see item ####50## in this catalog.
Good condition. Many stains.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 176

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Hermann Struck / Lesser Uri

1. Postcard with illustration of Jerusalem by Lesser Uri. Deutsch-Israelitischer Gemeindebnd Publishing, Berlin.
2. Beggar / Talmudist, two printed engravings by Hermann Struck. Keren Kayemet L’Yisrael Publishing.
Good condition. Holes in borders of second postcard.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 304

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Children’s Calendar – Germany, 1934-1935

Kinder Kalender Des Judischen Frauen Bundes (Jewish Women's Guild), Berlin, 1934.
Illustrated Children's Calendar for the Jewish year 5695 (1934-1935). Days of the month, festivals and an illustration appear on each page. The illustrations are signed E. S.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 496

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Booklet of Sermons – New-York, 1891

Das Volk und Die Religion der Treue, "Gott Zieht Mit Uns", Dr. K. Kohler [the people and the true religion, G-d is with us]. New-York, 1891.
Three sermons by the Rabbi of Beit-El congregation in New-York, K. Kohler.
24 pages, 20.5cm. Good condition, foxing.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 27

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Bracha Chabas – Wall and Tower – Moshe Vorobeichik, 1939

Bracha Chabas – Wall and Tower – Moshe Vorobeichik, 1939
Wall and Tower, Bracha Chabas. Published by the Histadrut Youth Center, Tel Aviv, 1939.
The story of 37 settlements that were established from 1936-1938. “An envelope, map, and picture arrangement – M. Vorobeichik”. Additional photographs by Rudi Weissenstein, Zoltan Kluger and others.
7, 186, [3] pages, 20 cm. Good condition, few stains (primarily on first pages).

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Auction 11 Lot Number 347

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Ze’ev Raban – Haggadah for Passover

Haggadah for Passover with 40 illustrations by Ze'ev Raban. Published by "Sinai", Tel Aviv, 1955. Hebrew and English, illustrations in black-and-white.
[8], 64, [4], 31.5 cm. Good condition. Lightly stained. Damaged binding.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 134

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Postcards of Settlements (Moshavot)

4 postcards, Palestine Moderne. Three of Zichron Ya'akov – view of the Mediterranean Sea, the main road, a look at the settlement; one of Shfeya.
Fair condition, damage to margins, a few stains.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 49

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A Map of The Land of Israel According to Joseph Schwartz

A map of The Land of Israel. Published by Eli Landau, Talpiot Printing, Tel Aviv, [end of 1930s or beginning of 1940s].
Late printing of a map based on the book Tvu'ot Ha'aretz by Rabbi Joseph Schwartz and on other maps and books. On the lower part, information on the Tel Aviv port, whose preparation began in May 1936.
47 cm, fair condition. Stains, folding marks and tears to margins, part of them missing.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 188

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Shanna Tova Postcards with Illustrations of Israel

3 Shanna Tova postcards, Judischer Verlag Publishing, Köln.
Illustrations of Jerusalem, Gedera and landscape of Jaffa overlooking the sea.
Unused. Good condition.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 263

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Thirteen Riddles, 1953 – Limited Edition

Thirteen riddles, Rabbi Avraham Iben Ezra, published by Naftali Ben-Menachem. Jerusalem, [1953].
Thirteen linguistic riddles. Only fifty copies of the booklet were printed on the occasion of the Bar-Mitzvah of Shilo son of Yitzchak Refa’el. Prior to the title page handwritten inscription from the young Shilo.
19 leaves, 21.5 cm. Good condition. Cover torn in two.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 51

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A Map of The State of Israel – New York, 1950

A map of The State of Israel, edited by Nahum Ben Horim. New York, [after the establishment of The State, 1950?].
A colored map of The Land of Israel and its near vicinity, printed on Bristol board. On the upper part, flags of world nations and the UN symbol, on the lower part, a map of Jerusalem and quotes.
68 cm. Good condition. Loosely covered with plastic.

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Auction 11 Lot Number 147

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“HaBima” Theater

3 postcards, photographs of “HaBima” actors. Germnay, [1920's].
Photographs of performances which took place during the first years of the theater when it was located in Moscow. Channa Handler in “Chalom Ya'akov”, T. Yudelewitz in “Dibuk” and Bertnov playing the role of Tadeusz the inquisitor.

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