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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 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 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 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 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 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 339

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Charity Society in Haifa – Two Booklets, the 1920’s

1. Regulations of a charity society in Haifa (established 1926). Haifa, 1928. 8 pages, 17 cm. Fair condition.
2. Charity Society, Haifa, balance sheet of 1928 and list of members' donation. Haifa, 1929. 12 pages, 17 cm. Good condition.

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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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Auction 9 Lot Number 625

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Nathan Birenbaum

Postcard commemorating Nathan Birenbaum, 1864-1914.
Drawn portrait with dates of birth and passing, and a quote of one of his sayings underneath, in three languages. Va'ad Hayovel publishing, Liblin.
Fair condition. Creased and stained, stamps have been removed, penciled inscriptions on either side.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 423

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Entrance Card to the Constituent Assembly, 1949

Entrance card to the opening session of the Constituent Assembly on Tu BeShvat, 14.2.1949.
8 X 11 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 340

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Jewish Telegraph Agency – London, the 1920’s

Jewish Telegraphic Agency, established 1919. Managers: meir Grossman and Ya'akov Landau. [London, the 1920's].
Booklet about the Jewish Telegraphic Agency in London and its bulletin. Quotations of well-known people and their opinion about the bulletin.
16 pages, 21 cm. Fair condition. Foxing stains. Rough tear to upper edge of cover and leaves.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 630

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Postcard in Honor of Jabotinsky’s 61th Birthday

Postcard in Honor of Jabotinsky's 61th Birthday with the Hebrew inscription "If I forget thee, Jerusalem, let my left hand wither". Published by Keren Beitar in Israel, 1949.
Very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 257

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Donation Receipts – JNF – Zionist Shekel

6 various receipts for donations to JNF, and a Zionist shekel of "Zeiri Zion" in Germany.
Sizes vary, good condition. Two receipts with filing holes.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 276

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Help for Austrian Prisoners, 1938-1939

Donation card "Help for Austrian Prisoners" equal to 500 mil, from Israel.
"The sums collected by the association… shall be designated for the transportation of children from Austria to Israel… and helping Austrian immigrants".
12x16 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 424

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Prayer for I.D.F and the People of Israel When Removing the Torah from the Ark

Prayer for Israel Defence Forces and the people of Israel while taking the Torah out of the ark. At the end of the prayer, in bold letters: "Let the spirit of G-d rest on David Ben Gurion….".
35 cm. Fair condition. Stains, slight tears and folding marks.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 341

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Devar Ha-Yamin Ha-Eyle – 1929 Events – Two Issues

1. " Devar Ha-Yamin Ha-Eyle" issue. Tel Aviv, Friday, 30.8.29. In charge and publisher: Avraham Aharoni.
2"Devar Ha-Yamim" issue. Tel Aviv, Sunday, 1.9.29. In charge: Meir Bilik.
Detialed lists of victims in Hebron, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa and the Moshavot with description of events in each region.
8 pages in each issue, 37.5 cm. Fair-poor condition. Detaches leaves, Many tears to edges, stains and slight moth damages.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 234

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Lamentation for the Murdered Under the German Regime – Tunisia, 1946

Kinat Makatilna that kadmat alaleman [lamentation for the murdered under the German regime]. All rights reserved to Gaston Gues, Mohel. Tunisia. Printing permit of July 1946.
Poem written in Arabic in Hebrew letters, with latin letters transcription, verse by verse.
8 pages, 22.5 cm. Good condition. Few slight tears.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 598

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Consrtuction of Children’s Home in Horodenka, 1926

Group photograph, "baim boyen kinderhaym" [with the builders of children's home], October 21 1926.
Attached to cardboard. On back side a photographer of Horodenka ink stamp, eastern Galicia and a handwritten description – establishment of a Jewish neighborhood in the city of Horodenka.
23 X 17 cm, on cardboard 24 X 18.5 cm. Good condition. Few stains. Ownership ink stamps and handwritten description on reverse side.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 960

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Six Mezuzas

Six mezuzas of copper and silver, first half of the 20th century.
Some of the mezuzas bear manufacturer and silver marks, most of them in Eretz Yisrael style, some of them with parchment.
Varying size and condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 393

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Prayer in Honor of High Commissioner Herbert Samuel, Rav Kook, 1922

Prayer in honor of High Commissioner who recovered. Jerusalem, 1922.
Prayer in honor of High Commissioner of Palestine who was sick. Composed by Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak Ha-Cohen Kook and announced to be read on Saturday in all of the synagogues by the cantor and the public.
[2] pages face to face, vowelized text. 32 X 22.5 cm. Poor condition. Stains and creases, nonprofessionally restored tears with paper tape, with some omissions.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 425

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Prayer Booklets for Memorial Day and for the Victims of the War of Independence

6 prayer-booklets for the Day of Independence and for its victims. Published by the Ministry of Religions, Jerusalem, early 1950's.
"Prayers for Memorial Day, for the heroes of the War of Independence, on Day of Independence eve.", "Prayers for Day of Independence", by chief rabbis Rabbi Yitzchak Isaac Halevy Herzog and Rabbi Ben Zion Meir Chai Uziel.
7-16 pages per booklet, 16 cm. Good condition. Stains to edges.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 43

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Moshav Beit Cherut, 1957

Pesach Haggadah, Beit Cherut, 1957.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations (printed cover). Many traditional passages alongside with some reading-texts and non-traditional songs.
[1] Title cover, 16 leaves, 22 cm. Good condition. Tears to edges of cover.
Does not appear in Natan Steiner's "Kibbutz Haggadot" catalogue.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 139

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Eccleciastes – Illustrations by E.M.Lilien – Berlin, 1938

Ecclesiastes. Berlin, New Year 1938.
Book of Kohelet in Hebrew and German, page facing page, with illustrations by the artist E.M. Lilien. Part of the verses in German were printed in red ink.
One of the last Hebrew books printed in Germany under Nazi regime.
63, [1] page, 15.5 cm. Good condition. Two moth-holes to cover and a few leaves. Stains, creases to cover.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 628

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Shana Tova – Jewish Army – 1944

"Ha-Tashad Shnat Hakamat Tsava Ivri" ("1944 year of establishment of Jewish Army"). Shana Tova greeting card, 1943.
Illustrated with soldiers flying flag of Israel, airplanes and portrait of Ze'ev Jabotinsky.
Verso has no division for use as postcard.
2 filing holes.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 580

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Photograph of a “Melamed” in a Cheder

Photograph of a "melamed" teaching children in a cheder the Alpha-Beth. [Eretz Yisrael 1930's].
21.5 X 16 cm. Good condition. Detached from cardboard to which it was attached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 655

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Chanuka Song – Vienna, 1918

Postcard with song for Chanuka in German, with the musical notes.
Not mailed.
Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 12

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Kibbutz Kefar Giladi, 1943

[Pesach Haggada, Kibbutz Kefar Giladi, 1943].
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with hand-painted illustrations. Some passages of the traditional text alongside with references to the holocaust and the diaspora, reading passages about spring and reference to the "Teheran Children": " In two Egyptian trains the young Olim from Teheran arrive, in all 1,200 people…".
[22] pages, 21 cm. Fair condition. Missing cover. Tear to first leaf, tears to last leaves. Restored with paper-tape. Place and date handwritten by pen on last page.
See "Kibbutz Haggadot" by Natan Steiner, page 14, where he mentions the above citation from the 1943 Kefar Giladi Haggadah.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 34

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Kibbutz Kefar Ha-Choresh, 1950

Pesach Haggadah, Kefar Ha-Choresh, 1950.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations. A few traditional passages with changes, alongside with many spring season passages and reference to the War of Independence victims.
20 leaves, 20.5 X 15 cm. Good condition. Foxing-stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 128

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Report by Dr. Italiener from the Field, 1914

Berichte des herrn Dr. Italiener aus dem felde, October and December 1914. Printed in Darmstadt, Germany.
Printed document including two reports by (Rabbi?) Dr. Italiener to the Jewish community of Darmstadt.
In his report, Dr. Italiener relates to the situation of Jewish soldiers in field hospitals, traveling in his private car to take care of their welfare despite not being a soldier. German.
4 pages, 29 cm. Good condition. Fold marks, stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 235

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In a Ghetto Street – Lino-cuts – London,1942

In a ghetto gas [In a Ghetto Street], Ben-A. Sochachewsky. London, 1942.
Six lino-cuts by the artist Maurice Sochachewsky on the cover and inside the booklet. Yiddish and some English.
12 pages, [4] lino-cuts plates, 20.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains and creases.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 259

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Food for Passover – Vienna – First World War

4 notes for receiving Passover food:
1. Flour distribution for orphans through the 1915 Help-Commission in Vienna. Safed.
2. Wine for the four cups, from above association.
3. Kilo of potatoes for Passover, sent by the above association.
4. Mazzoth Bezugskarte. Kultusgemeinde. Israel. Vienna, 1918.

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