||Pamphlet issued by ha-Edah ha-Haredit enumerating their rules, goals, accomplishments and exhortations. The front wrapper is in Hebrew the back in English stating that it is from the Orthodox Cuncil, Waad Hair of the Ashkenasic Jewish Community. It provides addresses Brooklyn, London, and Basel. Devar Yerushalim begins with full page photographs of R. Moses Joshua Leib Diskin, R. Joseph Hayyim Sonnenfeld, R. Joseph Zevi Duschinsky, a page with photos of R. Zelig Reuben Bangis and R. Isaac Zevi Solovetchik, and of the Rsoh Kolus Ariel the Hafetz Hayyim. Next is a list of the rabbis comprising the Edah ha-Haredit, the first name being R. Joseph Teitelbaum followed by the members of the Bet din Zedek and Moreh Horah, and the Moetzet ha-Shivim. The text, entitled Divrei ha-Berit has eighteen entries enumerating the obligations of members of the Edah ha-Haredit. Among the entries are 5) enjoining members to be ready at all times to oppose the Zionists in every manner; 120 emphasizes that members do not rely on the supervision of Eruvin, terumat and ma’asertot, mikva’ot, and kashrut except for that of the rabbis of the Bedatz. The reminder of the text discusses the activities of ha-Edah ha-Haredit andconcludes with exhortations.
The Edah HaChareidis, (lit. "Haredi Community"), also known as the Edah for short and popularly as the Badatz, is a prominent Orthodox Jewish communal organization based in Jerusalem, Israel. It represents a large section of the Ashkenazi Haredi community and provides facilities such as kashrus supervision, mikvas, an eruv and a rabbinical court. The Edah HaChareidis is viewed as a continuation of the former leaders of the Yishuv haYashan, and is well known for being strongly opposed to Zionism, which it condemns as heretical and opposed to Judaism.