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Lot #    13948
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 10:05:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Polemic petition by Jerusalem rabbis in Chicago
Title (Hebrew)    מכתב גלוי
Author    [Ms. - Community - Polemic]
City    Chicago
Publication Date    1901
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 318:195 mm., light age staining, creased and split on folds, ink on paper , signed by 17 rabbis and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Complaining of foul play, polemical posters, and other nasty deeds by the community leaders to the charitable organizations in Jerusalem and their representatives (shedarim) in Chicago.

. From the 1880s to the 1920s the Jewish population grew from 10,000 to 225,000, or from 2 percent to 8 percent of the general population. In 1900 about 65 percent of Chicago's Jews were of East European origin; in 1920 about 85 percent were.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Polemics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Decree
  
Kind of Judaica