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Lot 7

"B'tzel HaGardom." Inscribed by the author to Rabbi Aryeh Levin

B'tzel HaGardom, memoir from the cell of those sentenced to death by Chaim Golovsky. Published by S. Friedman, Tel Aviv, 1951. Inscription.

The endpaper bears an inscription from the author to Rabbi Aryeh Levin: "To my rabbi and teacher, Rabbi Aryeh Levin, with appreciation and gratitude for your encouragement in the prison in Jerusalem, Chaim Golovsky, Tuesday, 12.12.1950."

Chaim Gilad [Golovsky] was an Etzel commander who participated in the flogging of British soldiers in revenge for their beatings of Etzel fighters. He was sentenced to life imprisonment. In the book he tells about of the episode and its results. Interestingly, Golovsky calls Rabbi Aryeh Levin "My rabbi and teacher" [mori v'rabbi].

Very fine condition.