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Lot #    13767
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 12:47:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Haim M. Elyachar
Title (Hebrew)    מכתב מה'ר חיים משה אלישר, רב הראשי
Author    [Ms.]
City    Jerusalem
Publication Date    1920
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 215:204 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, neat rabbinic script, signed, sealed, and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter by R. Haim M. Elyachar (Chief Rabbi of Eretz Israel, President of the Jerusalem Rabbinical Council) to Dr. David de Sola Pool dated the 12th of Adar 5680 (1920), regarding an accounting of funds distributed by the Rabbi.

R. Haim M. b. Jacob Saul Elyachar (1845–1924), represented the Jewish community in Erez Israel on the council of heads of religious communities established by the Turkish authorities, and, in the early days of the Mandate, served as rishon le-Zion. He was one of the initiators of the combined rabbinical committee which was the forerunner of the chief rabbinate of Erez Israel.

          
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20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
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Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
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Kind of Judaica