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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
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 275:210 mm., light age staining, ink on stationary, Rashi script, signed, sealed, and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   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
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica