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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 23

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Kibbutz Ashdot Ya’akov, 1942

Pesach Haggadah, Ashdot Ya'akov, 1942.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations and a printed cover. Passages from the traditional text and from Jewish sources alongside with songs by Rachel, Bialik, reading-texts about the holocaust and more.
[1] Title cover, 22 leaves, 26.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains. Tears and creases to edges of leaves. Stained cover, torn edges.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 181

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Letter by Alfred Dreyfud from Devils Island – Warsaw, 1898

Letters by the prisoner in Devils Island, handed to print by Avraham Shalom Friedberg. Warsaw, 1898.
"All the letters, written by Captain Alfred Dreyfus in his own handwriting to his wife from the site of his prison, as well as all the letters he sent to her from his exile in Devils Island for four years until the last days".
The book was printed during the period in which Dreyfus was in prison on Devils Island. Name of translator from French into Hebrew is unknown.
112 pages, 20.5 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains. Pencil inscriptions, library-ink stamps. Tears to edges of binding.

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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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Auction 9 Lot Number 383

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Guide to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and Environs, Conard Shick

Führer durch die Grabeskirche und ihre Umgebung, Von Dr. C. Shick, Königl Wüttemb. Baurat in Jerusalem. Jerusalem, 1898.
Guide to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and environs, by Dr. Conard Shick (1822-1901), architect, archeologist, researcher of Israel, among the well known archeologists in Jerusalem during the time the Jews started building new neighborhoods outside the Walls.
28 pages, 17 cm. Good condition. Cover and pages wholly or partially detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 415

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War of Independence – Various Certificates

Card of Supervisor in Tel Aviv Civil Guard, November 1948.
Service-Card, soldier in National Military Organisation (Etzel) Forces . Not used.
Mishmar Ha-Am Membership card – civil guard of Haifa, August 1948.
Certificate of recruit to Mishmar Ha-Am, Tel Aviv, July 1948.
11 cm approximately, good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 369

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Miniature Prayer-Booklet for Jewish Soldiers – Vienna, 1915

Andachtsbüchlein für Jüdische Krieger im felde, von feldrabbiner Dr. Arnold Frankfurter. Prayer-booklet for Jewish soldiers by Rabbi Arnold Frankfurt, translated into Hungarian by Rabbi Ernst Deutsch. Vienna, 1915.
Miniature booklet, with prayers in German, Hungarian and Hebrew. With portrait of Franz Joseph the first.
[4] 58 pages. 6.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 599

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Photograph of Members of the Sierpc (Sherpetz) Gemach – Poland, 1930

Group photograph glued to cardboard, in the center is the inscription “Members of the Committee of the Sherpetz Gemach (charity fund), 1930”. On the back of the cardboard in handwriting are the names of those appearing in the photograph and the photographer.
16x21.5 cm Good condition, foxing.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 769

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Y.L. Peretz – Plays – Illustrations by Shimon-Ber Kratka – Warsaw, 1909

Dramen, volume of the writings of Y. L. Peretz. "Progress" publishing house, Warsaw, 1909.
Six plays by Y.L. Peretz, on the title page of each play a full-page illustration in lithographic print by Shimon Ber Kratka. Binding not original with an attached illustration of the original binding.
27.5 cm. Good condition. Binding loose, with damages. Stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 833

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Alephbeis – Bucharest, 1949

Alephbeis, Melukhe farlag, Bucharest, 1949.
Many illustrations, colorful cover. A folded Aleph-Beth board at the end of the booklet. The letter "Chet" and "Taf" were omitted from the book and from the board.
80 pages, [1] board, 24 cm. Good condition. Stains to first leaves and front cover. Original cover, damaged.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 863

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Shaul Raskin – Land of Palestine

Land of Palestine, Shaul Raskin. New York, 1947.
Hundreds of sketches by Raskin of scenes of Israel, figures from the Tanach and Halutzim. Yiddish, Hebrew and English.
360 pages, 29x36.5 cm. Good condition. Stains throughout the book and on the cover. Original cover, without paper jacket.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 2

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Pesach Haggadah – Budapest, 1936

Haggáda, Peszach estéjére. Edited by Erno Nameny and Karloy Pap. Budapest, 1936.
Pesach Haggadah in Hungarian, with a few passages in Hebrew. Printed from left to right, with etchings by Sandor Kolozsvari. A booklet with musical notes is enclosed in the end with a special title page.
60, [3]; 8 pages, 23.5 cm. Good condition. Binding partly detached.
Yaari 2216, Otzar 3564.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 44

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Kibbutz Dorot, the 1950’s

Pesach Haggadah, Dorot, no printing date (the 1950's). Typesetting by Elisheva Nadel and Moshe Lublinsky, Tel Aviv.
Non-traditional printed haggadah, with illustrations (illustrations on the cover and in the haggadah are hand-painted). Passages of the traditional text and of Jewish sources alongside with reading-texts by Frishman, Tchernichovsky, Bialik, Alterman and others.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 140

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Yearbook of Jewish Organizations in Schleswig-Holstein

Jahrbuch für die Jüdischen gemeinden Schleswig-Holsteins und der Hansestädte. Hamburg, 1938.
Yearbook of Jewish organizations in Schleswig-Holstein (Germany). Including lists of organizations and Jewish activists, essays and a few photographic plates. A Jewish calendar and some advertisements appear in the end. German and some Hebrew.
157, XVII pages, 23 cm. Good condition. Stains and tears to edges of cover. Original cover, newly bound in cardboard binding.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 608

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Congress Postcards

1. The 14th Congress, Vienna, 1925. Rimmer 48, mailed to Romania; bears Congress stamp.
2. 18th Representative meeting of the Zionist Histadrut in Romania, 1922. Not sent.
Good condition, stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 748

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Or Zarua – Tel-Aviv, 1929 – Nachum Gutman

Sefer Or Zarua, Ya'akov Horovitz; with ten drawings by Nachum Gutman. Published by Ketuvim, Tel-Aviv, 1929.
Ten stories related to the Expulsion from Spain with unique drawings by Gutman. Handwritten dedication by the author. Original printed paper cover. First edition.
44, [2] pages, 28.5 cm.
Good condition. Paper cover is torn with pieces missing.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 822

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Ha-Zoreah – Illustrated Study Book

Ha-Zorea, Avraham Shlomo Gold. "Samitca" publishing, Romania, 1913.
"Ha-Zorea, study and reading book for Yeshurun children, first edition with seven hundred pictures and drawings". Including interesting language-novelae for example car=carriage, airplane = flying car. On page 125 appears a prayer for Kind Karl I.
172, [2] pages, 20 cm. Good condition. Stains. Original binding, worn, stampled with two education-tax stamps of Romania.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 970

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Tomb of Rachel

Oil painting of the Tomb of Rachel (painting-like in oil), in fine original frame.
16 X 12 cm, framed 22 X 17 cm. Good condition, frame broken into two.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 13

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Kibbutz Heftzibah, 1944

Pesach Haggadah, Heftzibah, 1944.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations. Some passages from the traditional text alongside with songs and reading-texts by Bialik, Berl Katzenelsohn, Zerubavel, Yehuda Ha-Levy and others. Passages with references to the holocaust and Ha'apala to Eretz Yisrael.
17 pages, 20.5 X 16.5 cm. Text in very good condition. Foxing-stains on cover and some creases.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 35

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Kibbutz Ma’ayan Baruch, 1950

Pesach Haggadah, Ma'ayan Baruch, 1950.
Non-traditional haggadah, lithographic print, with illustrations. Printed in Tel Aviv. Passages of the traditional text alongside with songs and reading-texts about spring , "kumu to'ey Midbar" and other songs.
32 pages, 24 cm. Good condition. Foxing-stains on cover.
First haggadah of this kibbutz established in 1947.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 129

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Memorial Booklet for War Victims – Herzl Society, 1919

Den gefallenen Brüdern, Der Herzl-Bund [our fallen brothers], Berlin, 1919.
Memorial booklet for 20 Herzl Society members, killed in First World War, most of them at the age of 20-30.
Printed memorial passages in German and two Hebrew prayer leaves in lithographic print.
29, [2] pages, 22.5 cm. Good condition. Foxing-stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 267

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Sheets of Payment Means from Hebron

Three sheets of 20-25-30 "bills" of 1-5-10 Egyptian grush (respectively). Noach Imerman, Hebron, 1920s.
Noach Imerman, owner of the bakery in Hebron, issued these payment means for the city residents. Unlike other payment means from that period, his factory's name wasn't written on the notes. See enclosed article by Dov Ganichovsky.
3 sheets with 75 "bills", 15x23 cm on average. Very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 241

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On the Destruction of My Home – Bergen-Belsen, 1947

Shtil vi in rayvitz (oyfen churben fun maein hime)[still quiet in Reivitz (Poland), on the destruction of my home], by Shmuel Drelichman. Bergen-Belsen, 1947.
Poems and text printed on a type writer and stenciled, about the war. A few photographs and list of names.
46 pages, 21 cm. Good condition. Few stains. Cardboard envelope.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 500

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Gershom Shalom – Handwritten Letter

Handwritten letter by Gershom Shalom, addressed to Mr. Shatz. Jerusalem, March 1973.
Prof. Shalom confirm the receipt of a written "project" on a topic with which they had lightly dealt in the 1920's, and with which Prof. Shalom did not identify. Prof. Shalom notes that he had found a number of mistakes in the project, but due to lack of time he would not write what they were.
Single leaf written on either side in German. Inscribed in Hebrew on top: "Prof. Gershom Shalom, Jerusalem, 28 Abarbanel St."
21 cm. Fair condition. Stained.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 577

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Aliyat Ha-No’ar – Two Photo Albums

Two consecutive photo-albums, Europe and Eretz Yisrael, 1930's to the 1950's.
In the first album there are 102 photographs and in the second 58 photographs presenting nature scenes and urban sites, of trips to Europe in the early 1930's: France, Fermany and Belgium.
The photographs of 1936 and on, the year that the photographer made aliyah with "Aliyat Ha-Noa'ar", feature landscapes in Eretz Yisrael, trips, Kevutzat "Ba-Ma'aleh", training with arms and photographs of the War of Independence in Jerusalem.
Varying size of photographs – average size 6 X 9 cm, one photograph 23.5 X 17 cm. Good condition, cloth cover a little torn.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 581

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Soldiers of the Jewish Regiment Praying, 1919

Large photograph, soldiers of the Jewish Regiment during prayer. Rafi'ach, summer 1919.
Detailed description in pen on reverse side "Jewish soldiers of the Jewish Regiment snipers of the king in first world war…during prayer most probably on Shabat in Rafi'ach…".
35 X 25 cm. Poor condition. Creases and many tears.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 656

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Va’ad Hayeshivot – Vilna, 1935

Shana Tova postcards from the Va'ad Hayeshivot of Vilna (headed by Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzinsky) to the committee activists. Reminder to collect pledges and request to add new members. Rosh Hashana 1935.
Good condition. Torn filing holes.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 24

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Kibbutz Ashdot Ya’akov, 1947

Pesach Haggadah, Ashdot Ya'akov, 1947
Non-traditional Pesach Haggadah, reproduction of artistic manuscript and illustrations. Including parts of the traditional text alongside with Bialik's poems: "Kumu To'ey Midbar" and "Davar", Shlonsky's "Neder" and references to the Holocaust and the Ha'apala.
29 pages, 21 cm. Good condition except for a dark stain on the back cover and on the bottom of all the pages.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 66

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House Warming of “Tarbut” School in Zgurita, 1938

Zu der chanukat-habayit fun der "tarbut" shul, Zgutia. Printed in Kishinev, 1938.
Booklet published on the occasion of Shabtai and Sima Rapaport "Tarbut" school house warming in the city of Zgurita, Romania. Photographs, teachers' speeches in Hebrew, the rest of the booklet in Yiddish and Romanian. Signed and numbered copy.
32, 29 pages, 23 cm. Fair condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 288

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Plan for Settlement in Palestine – Blau-Weiss – Munich, 1923

Die Karlsruher siedlung – plan einer Blau-Weiss werkstätte in Palästina. Munich, 1923.
Die Karlsruher siedlung (Germany) – plan of the Blau-Weiss (Blue-White) movement to establish settlements in Palestine. Archituctural plans, financial calculations, photographs of building and members' work in the movement. German.
Youth movement "Blau-Weiss" was founded in Germany in 1912 for sons and daughters of assimilated families, who were rejected by the national German youth movements who refused to accept young Jews. In 1922 the movement adopted the Zionist concept and encouraged its members to be trained in agricultural and professional work in order to be prepared for Aliyah to Eretz Yisrael.
24 pages, 21 cm. Good condition. Stains. Folding mark to last leaf and to back cover

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Auction 9 Lot Number 260

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Sleeping Card for Refugee – Berlin, 1923

Sleeping card for refugee hostel. Berlin, 1923.
14 cm. Fair condition. Pieces torn off of corners, tears on folding mark.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 384

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Misgav Ladach Hospital and Yehudit Street – Incomes and Expenses – Jerusalem, End of 19th Century

1. Yehudit Street income and expense for the Sephardi community in "Yemin Moshe" society. Jerusalem, 1899. Yehudit street committee accounts booklet, on last leaf private account for owner of plot number 19, with breakdown handwritten in Sephardi handwriting and signed by committee of Yehudit street. Rare.
2. Account of Misgav Ladach hospital in Jerusalem and announcement of society's activities. Jerusalem, 1898. Breakdown of incomes, general lists and number of patients who visited the hospital.
Various sizes, fair-good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 491

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Avraham Yossef Stiebel – Dedication to Menachem Ussishkin

Iridion, by Sigmunt Krashinsky. Avraham Yossef Stiebel Publishing, Warsaw, 1920.
Preceding the title page appears a handwritten dedication by the publisher "To Mr. M.M. Ussishkin with love and admiration, Avraham Yossef Stiebel".
XXVIII, 226 pages, 22 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 726

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Hirsch Perez Chajes – Bibliography

Bibliographie der Schriften, Reden und Vortrage von Hirsch Perez Chajes [bibliography of my writings, sermons and lectures Hirsch Perez Chajes] by Morris Rosenfeld and Shaul Chajes, Vienna, 1932.
Bibliography of Chajes works, chief rabbi of Vienns between the years 1921-1925.
[1], 48 pages, 23 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 834

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Otzareinu – Hebrew Study Book – Iran, 1951

Otzareinu, part one. Published by Otzar Ha-Torah and the Joint, Iran, 1954.
Study book for Hebrew reading and grammar for children. Simple drawings in black and white for words, actions, objects and situations for study purposes. A few inscriptions in pencil in the book.
135 pages, 21.5 cm. Good condition, soft cover – slightly torn, partly detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 962

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Jewelry, Penknife and a Cigarette Holder Made in Eretz Yisrael

1. Silver Brooch (935) in the shape of the digit "8", signed: Palestine
2. Silver token (935) "Machabai" with a pinhole on top.
3. Copper token with the letter "צ " engraved within a circle.
4. Silver brooch in the shape of two shoes set with a blue gem. Signed: Jerusalem.
5. Silver brooch (925) oblong, signed:Bezalel Jerusalem.
6. Silver brooch in the shape of a dagger in a sheath, Filigree. Signed:Sterling, Made in Palestine.
7. Silver cigarette holder (935) signed: Jerusalem.
8. Square pendant, Moshe with the Tablets of the Ten Commandments. Signed: Palbal, Made in Israel.
9. Penknife with drawing of the Map of Eretz Yisrael, the Western Wall, Tower of David and the 12 Tribes.
Various sizes and conditions.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 151

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Sukkot Newspaper Edition – Trieste, 1888

Gratis Auflage der Union [free issue of the Union], commerce newspaper. Trieste, 1888.
Special edition dedicated to Sukkot holiday. The inner section lists prices of lulav sets. German, Yiddish and some Hebrew quotes.
[4] pages, 31 cm. Fair condition. Stains, torn edges, several moth holes.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 431

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Israeli Tanks and Aircrafts Photographed by the Jordanian Army

189 photographs of Israeli tanks, cannons, armed vehicles, aircrafts and helicopters. Photographed, probably, by the Jordanian army, the 1960's.
Black and white photographs, some of them numbered, some with a description in Arabic by pencil on the back or on the front. It seems that the photographs were taken for intelligence purposes to get information about the power of the Israeli army.
11 X 8 cm average size. Fair to good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 707

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David Avidan – Collection of Documents

Collection of printed documents by David Avidan: invitation to an exhibition; official documents of "the 30th century" publishing hours; The 30th century films – activity leaf; David Avidan in three languages – leaf for "Book Week" 1968 and more.
Varying size, very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 14

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Kibbutz Ma’agan, 1944

Pesach Haggadah, Kibbutz Ma'agan, 1944.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations. Many passages of the traditional text and from Jewish sources alongside with "Kumu To'ey Midbar" and some references to the holocaust and the ghettos.
[1] Title cover, [18] leaves, 21 cm. Fair condition, foxing stains, cover on dry fragile paper, tears to spine and edges.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 36

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I.D.F, 1950 – Illustrations by Aryeh Allweil

Pesach Haggadah for I.D.F. soldiers, published by the Chief Military Rabbinate, 1950.
Artistic handwriting with illustrations by Aryeh Allweil. The haggadah opens with a blessing by Chief Military Rabbi Shlomo Goren followed by Pesach regulations for soldiers.
48 pages, 22 cm. Good condition. Stains to cover and to first few leaves. Tear to spine.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 657

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Habonim Group in Plotzk – Shana Tova Wishes, 1938

Two Shana Tova wishes. Plotzk, Poland, 1938.
"Wishing you a year of work and aliya, the A. H. H. Akiva Company, Builder Group in Plutzk."
One has a picture of the Great Synagogue in Tel Aviv and the other has a portrait of Herzl.
6x12 cm. Good condition. Stained. Sharpened edges.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 940

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Charity Box – Orphanage for Girls in Jerusalem

Metal charity box, "General orphanage for girls in Jerusalem, established 1902". Jerusalem, post 1948.
On front of box a drawing of a girl in her room holding a doll.
Height: 12 cm, width: 10 cm, depth: 5 cm. Good condition, some rust, scratches.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 67

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History of Zagreb Jews

Povijest Zagrebačke Židovske općine od osnutka do 50-tih godina 19. Vijeka, Prof. Gavro Schwarz. [History of the Jewish Community in Zabreb from its establishment]. Zagreb, 1939.
Booklet about the Jews in Zagreb, with many biographical details, lists of names, photographs of the synagogue and other building of the community. Croatian.
106 pages, 23 cm. Good condition. Foxing-stains. Creases to corners of leaves. Stains on cover.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 237

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Work Makes Free – Picture Book – Bratislava, 1946

Arbeit Macht Frei, Francis Reichentál. Published by the Central Union of Slovakia-Bratislava Jews, Bratislava, 1946.
16 black and white illustrations by Francis Reichental. Concentration camps, barbed wire fence, partisans and more.
Copy no. 97 from 100-copy numbered edition, signed by the artist.
[8] pages, [16] plates, 35 cm. Fair condition. Stains, creases. Tied with lace.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 536

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Share Designed by Gur-Aryeh and Raban/Receipt “Bikur Cholim”

1. Share, Company for Turning Eretz Yisrael Yeshiva Students into Farmers Ltd. "Graphica" printing press, Jerusalem, late 1920's or early 1930's. Dessign: Meir Gur-Aryeh and Zeev Raban, "Bezalel". Includes original stub.
34 X 17 cm. Good condition.
2. Receipt for donation to "Bikur Cholim" hospital in Jerusalem. Lithographic print. Monsohn, Jerusalem, 1920's. Includes the original stub supposed to be left in hospital's receipt book.
49 X 23 cm. Good condition, tears to edges and creases.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 767

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Trit Bay Trit – Literary Anthology – Warsaw, 1938

Trit Bay Trit [Step by Step], Literary anthology edited by L. Elitzky and Y. Rotenberg. Warsaw, 1938.
Divided into three: "The Synagogue", "At Home and Outside" and "City". Many pieces by Kaday Molodovsky, Y"L Peretz, K. Chokovsky, Shalom Aleichem, Peretz Marakish and many more. In addition the story by Mani Leib "Yingl Tsingl Khvat" with illustrations by E. Lissitzky. Yiddish. Many illustrations.
244, [2] pages, 22.5 cm. Fair condition. Cover detached and worn. Title page partly detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 929

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K.K.L. Cap

Cloth Cap of K.K.L. New York.
Hebrew and English writing in blue letters "Keren Kayemet Le-Israel", "Jewish National Fund".
Folded: 28.5 X 7.5 cm. Very good condition. Few stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 56

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End of Wandering Poem – Romania

Lied der oysvenderer fun Pashkani [Pashkani end of wandering poem]. Pashakani (Romania, after holocaust?).
Ten-verses rhymed poem in Yiddish. With an enclosed handwritten draft leaf, with identical contents, arranged exactly as the printed leaf.
[4] pages, 17 cm in print; [3] pages, 15.5 cm manuscript. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 396

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Agreements Between the Zionist Organization and the Revisionist Party – Documents – London, 1933-1934

1. Manifest of the executive board [of the Zionist Organization] regarding the Revisionist Party. Including a petition to the Revisionists to make peace between the parties. London, March 1933.
2. Manners of the political polemic. Draft of agreement between the Zionist management headed by David Ben Gurion and the Revisionist party headed by Zeev Zabotinsky. London, October 1934. Draft of agreement being one of "London Agreements" signed between Ben Gurion and Zabotinsky in London with the intervention of Pinchas Rutenberg in the 1930's.
3. Letter from the deputy general secretary of the Jewish Agency to Berl Loker of the Zionist Organization in London concerning agreements between Ben Gurion and Zabotindky. Copy to Pinchas Rutenberg. December 1934.
Various sizes and conditions.

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