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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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