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Lot #    13806
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 1:06:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Fundraising letter for Mikvaot
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Community - Only Ed. - Women]
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    Comite für Bau eines rituelles Teuch-Bades
Publication Date    c. 1900
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   A letter printed on both sides, 272:218 mm., light age staining, creased.
   A letter given to a fundraiser, in this case Mendel Eckstein, to go raise funds for Mikvaot and bathhouses in Jerusalem. There is line down the middle of the page, creating two columns. The column on the right is in Hebrew, and the column on the left is in Yiddish. The columns continue to the back, and are signed jointly by the supervisory committee for Mikvaot.

The letter begins please pay attention to our request, because the health and honor of Israel, the holy land, depend on it Jerusalem is lacking one great thingMikvaot for women and bathhouses.

Signed Shlomo Zalman Levi, Asher Dov Zusman, Yehiel Michel Tukatzinsky, and others. Although R. Samuel Salant is not one of the signershis name appears on the side of the front as part of the contact address for the Comite für Bau eines rituelles Teuch-Bades u. Bade-Anstalt in Jerusalem (Palästina).

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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Other:    Women
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica