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Lot #    16585
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 12:25:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Constitution of Chevra Achim Ahuvim
Title (Hebrew)    געזעטצע פיר דיא חברה אחים אהובים מנהג ספרד
Author    [Community - Only Ed.]
City    New York
Publisher    Abraham Isaac Teigman
Publication Date    1915
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [1], 42, [1] pp. plus wrappers, 171:115 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound as issued.
   Constitution in Yiddish for a Lower East Side congregation. The rules limit membership to Sabbath observers, men who do not use razors to shave, excludes men whose wives do not cover their hair in public, is fewer than 6 months in the country, is ill, or derives income from questionable sources. The Constitution itself is very detailed including dues, fines, obligations, etc. In case of death, arrangements are taken of, including the monument at the grave.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
History:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica