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 $ 70
Estimate $ 100 - $ 150
Sold for $ 85
Including buyer's premium

" If I am not for me, who will be for me?!!"

Large poster calling for Jews to leave their money in the Land of Israel; to buy only made-in-Israel. Many bodies signed on the poster, from across the political spectrum of those days. Among the signatories were Chief Rabbi Kook in the name of the Chief Rabbinate of the Land of Israel, the rabbis of Tel-Aviv - Uziel and Aharonson, Rabbi Moshe Blau in the name of Agudat Yisrael, Arthur Rupin in the name of the Jewish Agency, Yitzchak Ben-Tzvi (later the second president) in the name of the National Assembly, Menachem Ussishkin in the name of the JNF, Chaim Nachman Bialik in the name of the Hebrew Writers Association, Rabbi Meir Berlin in the name of Mizrachi, Meir Dizengoff in the name of the Tel Aviv municipality, David Remez in the name of the Histadrut [General Organization of Workers], and more.

[1] leaf, 70x50 cm. 30 photocopied signatures.

Fine condition, large brown stain in the lower left corner and another small one in the upper right corner, minimal aging stains.

Lithographia & Engravings