Auction No. 113

Famous personalities, Art, Seforim, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

Apr 8, 2019

Auction No. 113

Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 400 - $ 600
Sold for $ 390
Including buyer's premium

* Poster protesting the opening of a mixed swimming pool in Jerusalem, [1958].

Get out and protest - poster calling for a protest against the mixed swimming pool in Jerusalem. The original poster was signed by a number of rabbis. It was then copied, and then signed by additional rabbis in blue pen, including: Rabbi Yechezkel Abramsky, Admor Yochanan Twersky of Rachmastrivka, Admor Avraham Weinberg of Slonim, Admor Mordechai Goldman of Zhvil, Rabbi Yisrael Ze'ev Minzberg and Rabbi David Sperber.

This historic episode was one of the events that formulated the relationship between the Ultra-Orthodox community and the nascent Israeli government.

[1] leaf paper 30x20 cm. Very fine condition. Filing holes

* Poster supporting Agudat Yisrael in the Be'er Sheva municipal elections. [1963]

The poster was signed and stamped by Rabbi Ezra Attiyah, Rosh Yeshivah of Porat Yosef; Rabbi Yosef Zelm Rosh Yeshivah of Porat Yosef; Rabbi Zalman Sorotzkin; Rabbi Yosef Naftali Stern; and Rabbi Yosef Adler of Turda.

[1] paper. 21x33 cm. Very fine condition. Filing holes.

Manuscripts & letters. Ashkenaz