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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
   [1] p., 215:134 mm., light age staining, ink on blue paper, neat Ashkenazic rabbinic script, signed, sealed, and dated.
   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
19th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Blue Paper:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica