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Lot 4

Beitar Certificate, Antwerp. Belgium Branch. 1936/7

Beitar certificate from Antwerp, Belgium branch, 1936/7. Rare certificate issued in honor of the "Bar Mitzvah of Beitar: Kislev 1924-Kislev 1937." The certificate was given to Yitzchak Hillman, who was born in Poland in 1906 and who served as "Mikfaked HaKen." Stamp of Jabotinsky's signature.

Hillman joined the Beitar movement in 1929. This document details his various roles and his personal details along with the obligations that all Beitar members were required to fulfill [Hebrew: speaks fluently in Hebrew etc.] The back of the certificate has printed text under the title: "Seven commandments of the Beitar oath:" "I dedicate my life to the revitalization of the Jewish State with a majority of Jewish residents on both sides of the Jordan, East and West ... the Hebrew language is my language and that of my children ... I will listen to the rules of Beitar and its commands as a person listens to the voice of his conscience ..." Additionally includes the "Rules of the Beitar Certificate:" A person without a Beitar certificate is not a "Beitari," "Every year a "Beitari" exchanges his certificate, "The Beitari shows his certificate to all Beitar commanders, per their commands," etc.

[6] pages. 10x12 cm. Fine condition.