Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 250 - $ 300
Three letters sent to the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. [1944-1965]. * Letter from Chief Rabbi of Benghazi, Libya on the 29th of Tammuz, 1944, regarding the immigration of Yitzchak ben Maklof Doani. Typewritten and signed by Rabbi Yosef Djaen. * Letter by Rabbi Moshe Ventura, Rabbi of Alexandria, Egypt, dated the 10th of Adar, 1942, to the Rishon L'Tzion Rabbi Ben Tzion Meir Chai Uziel, regarding a fundraising campaign on behalf of the institutions in Eretz Yisrael. Typewritten and signed by Rabbi Ventura. * Handwritten letter by Rabbi Chananya Shabtai, Rabbi of Salonica, dated the 25th of Shevat, 1965 to the Rishon L'Tzion Rabbi Yitzchak Nissim. Regarding intermarriage and conversion and the appeal of the 'Agudat L'Hafatzat HaDa'at Yisraelit [!]' in Jerusalem to make it easier to convert. 3 leaves. Paper. Various sizes. Fine-very fine condition.
Rabbinic Letters