Winner's Unlimited - No. 101

Holy books, letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Judaica, Maps, Periodicals, Postcards, banknotes, Eretz Israel and Zionism

July 19, 2017
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A letter of recognition given to Rabbi Yehuda Shulman by the Lieutenant Colonel Yitzchak Galprin head of the Branch of Interpersonal Relations and Burial in the IDF signed with his handwritten signature, due to his actions in returning and removing the bones of the illegal immigrants of Cyprus from their graves abroad. Stencil printing.

"On our return to Israel after completing our mission to remove the bones of the illegal immigrants of Cyprus from their graves abroad and to transfer them to Israel, I feel the need to express several words to you. You spent two weeks in Cyprus together with the other members of the delegation. Two weeks of special effort and ceaseless pressure, in order to fulfill the order of the Israeli government to repay the holy debt to the illegal immigrants, who did not merit to reach the shores of Israel in their lifetimes...". He thanks him for dealing with all of the halachic problems appropriately, and praises the actions of the members of the Burial Society for their work which was done reverently. In the letter's margins is Galprin's handwritten signature.

[1] official paper leaf of the General Staff. 32x21 cm.

Tears and folds in the lower margins, folding marks.

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