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Bidding Information
Lot #    16751
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 1:48:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Bime Masah
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Community - Only Ed. - Unrecorded]
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    HaPoel HaMizrahi
Publication Date    1940
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. large poster, 680:495 mm., light age staining, creased on folds.
          
Detailed
Description
   A poster announcing an emergency tax which has been levied by the Va'ad HaLeumi (the national committee) which will allow the Yishuv to supply all the pressing needs of the emergency. The tax is "not looking for donations" but is coming with serious claims for every citizen.

The tax began in November, 1939-January, 1940. Details are given that so far work has been done in three cities Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa. The poster states that 300,000 lira of Erez Israel at a minimum need to be raised .Everyone who has not yet pledged is asked to do so.

The poster concludes by saying that every individual in theYishuv should see himself as if he is in an obligatory framework and that it is up to him to fulfill his obligation to the emergency tax completely.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
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Characteristic
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Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
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