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Bidding Information
Lot #    26336
Auction End Date    3/23/2010 11:46:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Kol Kore Le-Teshuva
Title (Hebrew)    קול קורא לתשובה!
Author    [Community - Polemic]
City    Brooklyn, NY
Publisher    Hitahdut HaRabanim
Publication Date    1955
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Large poster, 550:404 mm., creased on folds, light age staining.
   A poster in Hebrew and Yiddish put out by the the United [Satmar] Rabbis of the United States and Canada banning the viewing of television and decrying its use as the source of almost all forbidden behavior. A special appeal is made to have mercy on the children particularly and not to allow a television to enter the home.

The poster is signed by R. Yonatan Steif, R. Yoel Teitelbaum and R. Yehoshua Hayyim Teitelbaum and followed by a list of over one humdred other Rabbis who joined in.

At the bottom of the poster is a request to hang it in synagogues and houses of study and other places where people gather.

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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
America-South America:    Checked
History:    Checked
Polemics:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Yiddish
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica
Posters:    Checked