Auction No. 114

Golden coins, Seforim, Chabad, Eretz Yisrael and Zionism, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Holocaust and refugees.

Wednesday, 5 June 2019 at 5pm Without Audience
Opening $ 50
Estimate $ 80 - $ 150
Sold for $ 61
Including buyer's premium
Invitation to a charity concert for the welfare of children of refugees fleeing Nazi Germany, signed by Eddie Cantor on the binding.
 
Eddie Cantor 1892-1964 was a Jewish-American singer, comic, dancer, actor and songwriter. He was known to audiences from Broadway, radio and television in its early days as "Banjo Eyes."
 
Cantor was born Edward Israel Itzkowitz in New York, USA, to immigrants from Russia. He started working with Hadassah, then a small Zionist organization, in the 1930s to build support for Jews fleeing Europe to Palestine. Cantor made several major speeches condemning anti-Semitism and spoke out about the dangers of fascism and Nazism before the United States’ entered WWII in 1941.

29 cm.

Fine condition, stains.

Category
Important historical documents