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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
Physical
Description
   Large poster, 550:404 mm., creased on folds, light age staining.
          
Detailed
Description
   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
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
Polemics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Yiddish
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica
  
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