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Auction 9 Lot Number 974

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A Giant Hanukah Lamp of President Chaim Weizman

A giant brass Hanukah Lamp, given as a gift to the President of the State of Israel, Chaim Weizman, in 1951.
Base of the Hanukah Lamp is round with four steps. A long post with cylindrical and round decorations, from which stem four symmetrical arms, ending with candle holders. The Shamash stems from the center of the post, protruding outwards. A dedication is engraved on the base: To the President of the State of Israel Chaim Weizman 1951".
Height: 130 cm, diameter: 40 cm, maximal width: 86 cm, weight: approximately 70 kgs. Good condition. Stains, mainly to the base. Two pin holes with no arms in the center of the post.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 724

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Hebrew Press – Berlin, 1928

Die Hebraische Presse [Hebrew press], Yossef Lin. "Yalkut" publishing, Berlin, 1928.
The Hebrew press: articles in German, list of newspapers and Hebrew anthologies, photographs of newspapers editors 9mainly scholars0.
120 pages, 24.5 cm. Fair condition, cover and leaves partly detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 148

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A Service of Thanksgiving for Victory – England, 1940s

A Service of Thanksgiving for Victory. England, 1940s.
Prayer for victory, in Hebrew and English. Prayer includes "Hanoten Teshu'a" blessing for King George and Queen Elizabeth.
[6] leaves, 22 cm. Good condition. Folding arks and stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 342

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Stavsky Sentenced to Death – Murder of Arlozorov, 1934

Stavsky sentenced to death unanimously, Rosenblat acquitted. Single leaf published by "Do'ar Ha-Yom" newspaper, 1934. Gestetner printing.
Avraham Stavsky and Zvi Rosenblat, of the Revisionist movement, were arrested as suspects of murdering Arlozorov. A year after the murder, in 1934, Stavsky was found guilty and was sentenced to death and Rosenblat was found not guilty and was acquitted. In an appeal to the Supreme Mandatory Court in the summer of 1934, Stavsky was also found not guilty.
Single leaf stenciled with green ink, 26 cm. Good condition. On the back side of leaf a writing typed on a type writer. Stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 534

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Let My People Go for Soviet Jewry – Two Posters

"Let my people go" was the struggle slogan that demanded the Russian government to enable Jews who wished to do so leave the country:
1. March for Soviet Jewry. Poster calling to participate in a march for Soviet Jews, on behalf of Greater New York Conference on Soviet Jewry. New York, the 1970's.
54 cm.
2. Let our people go – Coalition to free Soviet Jews. New York, the 1970's. 42.5 cm.
Very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 278

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Membership Cards in Polish – Jerusalem

Two identity cards of Rachel Sternfeld, Jerusalem:
1. The Polish Refugees' Committee – Identity Card, member identity card of Polish Refugees' Committee, Nablus Road, Jerusalem, 1944. 11 cm. Fair condition. Worn and stained.
2. Polish Red Cross in Jerusalem. Membership card in Polish Red Cross in Jerusalem. 1945.
10.5 cm. Good condition. Stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 609

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Herzl Postcards – JNF

Postcard with likeness of Herzl, and JNF publicity on the other side in Hungarian, and the stamp of a Zionist movement in Romania on the front.
Fair condition, 2 cm. tear – no omission.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 242

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In the Arms of Death – Paris, 1946

In de arems fun toyt [in the arms of death], Mordechai Sarna, Paris, 1946.
Colored illustration on the cover and a few illustrations in the book by A. Weitz of Paris. Stories about the holocaust and poems. Print-run of 500 copies.
251, [1] pages, 19 cm. Good condition. Few foxing stains. Edges of cover torn and creased.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 492

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Yitzchak Sadeh – Dedication in Book

"What was the Novelty of Palmach – Defense Tactics", Yitzchak Sadeh. Po'alim Publishers, 1950.
There is a handwritten dedication by the author on the first page: "To the champion of song / from a plain general / Yitzchak Sadeh", dated.
Sadeh, (1890-1952), IDF general, one of the Hagana's commanders, and founder and first commander of Palmach.
142, [1] pages, 16 cm. Good condition. Moth damages on the front cover. Torn spine.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 334

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Israelite – Speak Hebrew – Collection of Notes by the “Lanugage protectors Regimen”

9 colored notes by "Protectors of Hebrew Lanuage Regimen". Jerusalem the 1920's-1930's.
"Resurrection of Language – Resurrection of People"; "Bible Language – Israelite's Language! When asked what your language is answer – Hebrew!"; Israelite Learn Hebrew"; "Israelite Buy the Hebrew Book"; "One language – One Soul" and more.
Average size 15 X 2.5cm. Good condition. Some notes are stained.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 269

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Entrance Ticket to Horserace – Rishon Le’tzion

Two entrance tickets to the Palestine Racecourse and Sports Stadium, Rishon Le'tzion, Sarafand. Ticket price: 95 mil. 1940s.
Horseback riding as a sport was more developed during the British Mandate period than it is now, as can be seen from this item. Ink-stamps and postage stamps.
7x10 cm. Fair condition. Slightly worn.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 290

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The Fatal Mistake – A Call to Religious Jews to Purchase Zionsit Shekels – Warsaw, 1939

The Fatal Mistake – A Call to Religious Jews, by Dr. Simcha Bunim Feldman. Warsaw, 1939.
Booklet dealing with Zionistic matters, by Simcha Bunim Feldman of the Mizrahi Movement [brother of the author Binyamin Feldman]. At the booklet's end, there is a call to religious Jews to purchase Zionist shekels.
15 pages, 19.5 cm. Good condition. Few tears and stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 397

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Letter by Beitar Regiment in Ekron to Headquarters in Tel Aviv, 1936

Letter from Beitar regiment camp in Ekron, to recruitment-headquarters in Tel Aviv, October 1936.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 613

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Kaminetz Hotel

Early publicity postcards for the Kaminetz Hotel in Jerusalem.
Without postcard dividing line in back.
Good condition, handwritten inscription.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 687

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Idea and Action – Herzl and Herbert Samuel

Postcard with photos of Zionist leaders, thinkers and men of acion. Herzl and Herbert Samuel appear in center. Pictures include Bialik, Weizmann, Jabotinsky and others. Made by Greenspan.
Fair condition. Small omissions on edges, stains, and traces of glue.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 305

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Herzl – Colorful Printed Picture

Dr. Herzl. Colorful printed charcoal drawing by L. Blum, Jerusalem, 1934. Printed by Temunah Publishing, Jerusalem.
45x27.5 cm. Good condition. Bottom edges are cut, slightly torn edges. Holes in bottom, slight moisture stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 751

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Tarshish Publishing House Catalogue – Dr. Moshe Shpitzer

Dr. Moshe Shpitzer, books-letters-design. Catalogue of an exhibition in the National Library. Jerusalem, 1981.
Tarshish publishing house catalogue, with introduction and indices. Typical of Dr. Shpitzer the booklet is in good taste and meticulously done. Hebrew and English.
Good condition, few stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 337

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Announcement Concerning an Agricultural Show in Jaffa, 1926

About the Agricultural show in Jaffa. Announcement by the secretary of the organizing committee of the agricultural show, Government Palace, Jaffa, 1926.
"In view of the abnormal shortage of rain and the consequent poverty of crops throughout the country it has been decided to postpone the holding of the show until April 1926". English, Hebrew and Arabic.
30 cm. Good condition. Few stains and creases. Filing holes.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 410

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Afternoon News – Jerusalem – June 1948

4 issues of "Afternoon News" published by the Jerusalem Workers Council, 1.6.1948 till 8.6.1948.
Printed during the siege on Jerusalem, when the National Institutes had to supply the news. These newspapers appeared daily, printed on a type-writer and stenciled and contained news about the war.
[12] leaves attached, 33 cm. Good condition. Tears to last leaf, stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 870

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In Song and in Etching – Yonatan Simon, 1939

In Song and in Etching, journal of poems and etchings, dedicated to work, conquest and protection. Published by the National Hashomer Hatza'ir Kibbutz, [1939].
The first book is published by Hapo'alim library. "the book's poems, full of pathos, are accompanied by linoleum etchings, which mostly describe work and guarding scenes. The descriptive, expressionist documentation in these etchings was influenced… by Franz Masereel" (Yovel Danieli). Handwritten dedication, from the Buber family.
5 printings of Yonatan Simon.
79 pages, 27.5 cm. Fair condition. Corner (3x3) damaged throughout the book and cover. Front cover is detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 209

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Jews and War Against Hitler – Moscow, 1941

Yidn un di milchume mit hitlern, David Berglson. "Der Emes" publishing, Moscow, 1941.
Berglson (1884-1952), Yiddish playright writer. Was executed by Stalin in 1952. Booklet in Yiddish.
20 pages, 16.5 cm. Good condition. Creases and stains, ink stamps.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 616

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Hebrew Gymnasium in Grodno

Real photo – group picture, printed inscription in front "Second year graduates of Tarbut Gymnasium, Grodna, with the Governmental Testing Committee 1932-3".
Names of people in photograph appear in back in handwriting. Ink-stamped by photographer from Grodno (Horodna).
Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 316

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Self Evaluation Notebook for Emptier of the Box – Poland, 1934

Self evaluation notebook, belonging to David Levin, member of Histadrut Ha'oved, in the city of Novo-Sevanciani (Sevancian, Poland), 1934.
Ink-stamp on the inner cover "JNF, the Novo-Sevanciani bureau, Geula Titnu La'aretz".
One the first page there is a list of the box-emptying dates and the sum collected. On the back cover – illustration of Israel's map.
[2] leaves, 14 cm. Good condition. Stains. Filing hole.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 455

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Yismach Moshe – Melody and Musical Notes – Nachum Sternheim

Jismach Mojsche - Melody and Musical Notes by Nachum Sternheim. [Poland, 1917?].
Title-page with photo of the author, song with three verses and musical notes. Above the title, handwritten inscription: "I received this from Nachum Sternheim in Lvov 1917-1918".
[4] pages, 15 cm. Fair condition. Stains, creases, folding marks, writing in pen and pencil.

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