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Lot #    21139
Auction End Date    8/12/2008 10:18:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Certificate for charity reprentative
Title (Hebrew)    נזר גבאות מאת כולל חב'ד בירושלים וחברון
Author    [Ms. - Habad]
City    Jerusalem & Hebron
Publication Date    1872
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 215:134 mm., light age staining, ink on blue paper, neat Ashkenazic rabbinic script, signed, sealed, and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter to Abraham Moses de Lima in Amsterdam, congratulating him on joining the officer core of representatives of the Habad charity in Jerusalem and Hebron. The letter bears the signatures of R. Simeon Menashe [Haiken], rabbi of Habad in Hebron; R. Shneur Zalman Fundaminsky; R. Levi Isaac Slonim; and R. Abraham Noe. The seal of the Hebron Habad Kollel is unusual in that the Patriarch's name are followed by the Matriarch's names. The de Lima family, of Portuguese origin, was wealthy and appears in many important communities including Suriname and South Africa.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
Blue Paper:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica