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Bidding Information
Lot #    20360
Auction End Date    4/1/2008 11:53:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Ban on Café Europa
Title (Hebrew)    מי לה' אלינו!
Author    [Community - Only Ed. - Unrecorded]
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    HaRabanut Ha Rashit - R. H. Kohen
Publication Date    1936
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition, small poster, 300: 235 mm., light age staining. Not in CD-EPI.
          
Detailed
Description
   A poster with an announcement from the Chief Rabbinate against a café called Europa. It seems that this café was the first to serve non – kosher foods, and as if that was not enough, it now is desecrating the Holy Sabbath by having an orchestra perform on Friday night (the eve of the Sabbath).

Even after all sides tried to prevent this, they were not successful to influence the owner of the café. So with this poster, the Chief Rabbinate is announcing that the Café Europa is as of this time, throwing off the yoke of religion and the holiness of Israel.

          
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Language:    Hebrew
  
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