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Auction 19 Lot Number 339

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Handwritten Calendar of Times Shabbat Begins and of Sefirat HaOmer – Italy

"Time Shabbat begins for regular years and for leap years" - a handwritten calendar of times Shabbat begins and of Sefirat HaOmer. At the end, a list of "the names of righteous women in the Bible". [Italy, end of 19th century or beginning of 20th century].
Eleven written leaves. 14 cm. Good condition. New binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 94

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Collection of Books of Wills and Eulogies

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Various sizes and conditions. Ownership signatures and stamps.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 222

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Books with Rabbis’ Stamps

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Four books, various sizes and conditions, overall good condition, (besides moth damage to Book no. 1, tears to title page of Book no. 2, and stains to Book no. 4).

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Auction 19 Lot Number 286

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Manuscript by Rabbi Bezalel Zolti

Manuscipts, Chiddushei Torah concerning "The Conquest of Countries Abroad", Rabbi Bezalel Zolti. Jerusalem, [c. 1970]. The article was printed in the book "LeDavid Ad Olam" which was printed in 1972 in memory of the soldier David Landau.
The Ga'on Rabbi Bezalel Zolti (1920-1983), among the known Torah giants, served as member of the great Beit Din and was appointed as Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem by the Torah leaders. Authored the book "Mishnat Ya'abetz".
Fourteen leaves, autographic writing with erasures and corrections. Various sizes, good condition.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 41

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Chumash Vayikra with Or HaChaim – Slavita 1809

Vayikra with Rashi, Targum and Or HaChaim commentaries. Slavita, 1809. Printed by R' Dov Ber Segal and R' Dov Ber son of Pesach [Rabbi Moshe Shapira's partners. Some of the books Rabbi Moshe Shapira printed in the printing press that he established in Slavita were registered under the names of his two partners, who received an official printer's permit from the authorities].
176 leaves, 20.5 cm. Good condition, stains, minor moth damage, original leather binding, damaged.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 192

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Lois De Puretֳ© Familiale – Taharat Bat Yisrael – Tangier

Lois De Puretֳ© Familiale, Laws of Family Purity. Tangier, [20th century].
French translation of the book "Taharat bat Yisrael" by Rabbi Kalman Kahana. A typewritten booklet [several handwritten comments].
Twenty leaves. 31 cm. Good condition, stains and slight wear. Stencil printed cover, stained.
Bibliographically unknown.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 9

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Shema Israel – Hand-illustrated Placard

Synagogue placard, illustrated and written by hand. Prayer for the leading of the Sefer Torah from the Aron HaKodesh to the Bima where the Torah is read: "Shema Israelג€¦" - "Lecha Hashem HaGedula VeHaTehila VeHaTiferetג€¦", "Al Hakol Yitgadal VeYitkadash Shemo shel Melech Malchei HaMelachimג€¦" . [Romania, 1940s].
The following caption: "Donated by Zvi Laufmann in memory of his father's soul Tuvya son of Zvi who passed away in Transnistria, Spring 1942 in the town of Malov" appears on the bottom of the placard.
During the Holocaust years of 1941-1942, the Romanian Fascist Regime exiled 180,000 Jews from Chernovtsy, Bukovina and Serbia to the swamps of Transnistria, where most of them died of cold, hunger and disease.
69.5x61 cm. Good condition, stains and wrinkles.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 24

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Proclamation Opposing Modern Schools – Jerusalem, 1930

Proclamation opposing modern schools in Jerusalem, "This is the language of prohibition carried out in 1857ג€¦" - a reprint of the version of the ban signed by Jerusalem leaders [headed by: Rabbi Yeshaya Brodky, Rabbi Yosef Zundel of Salant and Rabbi Shmuel of Salant], in 1857, as a rejoinder to the establishment of Lemel School by Dr. Ludwig Frankel. [Jerusalem], [c. 1930].
61X46 cm. Fair condition. Folding marks and tears, file holes in the center of the proclamation.

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