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Lot #    34857
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 11:20:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Hayyim M. Elyachar
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר חיים משה אלישר
Author    [Ms.]
City    Jerusalem
Publication Date    1921
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] p., 275:210 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, Rashi script, signed, sealed, and dated.
   Letter by R. Hayyim Moses b. Jacob Saul Elyachar (1845–1924), Chief Rabbi of Erez Israel, President of the Jerusalem Rabbinical Council. He represented the Jewish community in Erez Israel on the council of heads of religious communities established by the Turkish authorities, and, in the early days of the Mandate, served as rishon le-Zion. He was one of the initiators of the combined rabbinical committee which was the forerunner of the chief rabbinate of Erez Israel.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica