Neve Shalom. [Jerusalem?], [second half of 1970s].
Booklet published by the village members. Opens with the words:
" 'Neve Shalom' is the place to where people, of various national, religious, ethnic and cultural groups, come to meet in a friendly atmosphere and discover, beyond all differences between them and through those differences, the bond that unites them as human beings, and that the identical image of G-d is reflected in all of them". The booklet contains the ideological platform of the village founders and tells about the various activities in the village. The emblem of the village and its name in Hebrew, English and Arabic appears on the cover. At the end is a map with directions to reach the village.  leaves, 22.5x14.5 cm. Good condition. Tears and minor stains. Bibliographically unknown.
Two studio photographs by photographer J. Rudi.
1. Photograph mounted on cardboard with photographer's name on the front, on the reverse appears a Magen David and the word "Zion" and the caption "Artistic Photography, J. Rudi, Jaffa, Eretz Israel" in Hebrew and in English. Early 20th century. 16.5x11 cm. Good condition, damages to borders of the mount.
2. Postcard-like photograph, on the reverse appears an ink stamp of the photographer "J. Rudi Photography, Lilienblum Street, Tel Aviv." 8.5x13.5 cm. Good condition.
We could find no information about the photographer in literature about Eretz Israel photography.
1. R. Lehman, woodcuts. Sifriyat HaPo'alim Publishing, Art Department, . A dozen reproductions of woodcuts in large format, contained in the original folder. Printed from the original plates in "Hadassah" vocational printing press.
2. Menachem Shemi, forty eight pictures with selected letters and drawings. Album, edited by Moshe Bassok, with an introduction by E. Kolb, Director of the Tel Aviv Museum. Hakibutz HaMeuchad Publishing, . Tears to paper cover.
Size varies, good condition.
1. Will there be peace in Vietnam? Published by HaShomer HaTza'ir in Israel, Tel Aviv, 1966. The map of "battlefields" is pasted to page 4.
2. End Slaughter in Vietnam!, translation: Eliezer Halevy. "This booklet was published by the 'Campaign for Peace in Vietnam' in Israel". Published by the National Committee for Peace in Israel, 1966. Cover design: Ruth Schloss. Text by Jean Paul Sartre, Arik Wolf, Bertrand Russell and others.
3. Vietnam, Black Book (Black Book on the American Crimes in Vietnam), translation: Eliezer Halevy. Published by the National Committee for Peace in Israel, 1967. Illustrations: Ruth Schloss.
Size varies, good to very good condition. Library ink-stamps.
Ten original photographs from "Mivtza Shlomo" that brought Ethiopian Jews to Israel, 1991. "Mivtza Shlomo" was a military operation which brought about 14,400 Jews from Ethiopia within thirty four hours in thirty airplanes belonging to the Israel Air Force and the company "El Al". Two large photographs signed: "Nathan Alpert, Government Journalism Office". 12.5x18 cm. until 17.5x26 cm. Very good condition.
Two Purim dreidels. USA, 1940s.
Wooden handle and tin dreidel. On one, figure of Esther is printed with the verse "And the king said to her what do you want Queen Esther" and inscribed "Queen Esther"; on other dreidel, the figure of Haman is printed with the verse "Haman son of Hamdata Jew hater" and inscribed "Wicked Haman". Diameter: 10 cm, handle length: 6 cm. Fair-good condition.
Valentin, Y [ed]. Nimrod, weekly comics journal for children. Tel Aviv, .
Weekly comics journal for children; includes several comic series (some in color), a "Technology and Science" section, a crossword, and more. Only sixteen issues were published. This is issue no. 12, the only issue not in the collection of the JNUL. 12 pp, 33 cm. Good condition. Minor foxing and tears at borders.
A typewritten and stenciled document with instructions for schools and teachers participating in the reception ceremony in honor of Colonial Secretary Winston Churchill during his visit to the Hebrew University. HaTikva and the British national anthem were sung by the "Institute for the Blind." The document was sent to the Talmud Torah for boys in the Bucharim Neighborhood.  leaf, 28 cm. Fair condition. Stains, creases, filing-holes.
Prof. Yeshayahu Leibowitz, letter to C. Glick, in regard to drafting yeshiva students to the army. [Jerusalem], 1975.
"Ben Gurion, Moshe Dayan and Shimon Peres wholeheartedly agreed to excuse yeshiva studentsג€¦ because they understood that this arrangement causes desecration of G-d's name, disgrace to the Torah and destroys religionג€¦ and for this they are assisted by rabbisג€¦". Leaf 12.5 cm. Good condition, creases and folding marks. Tear to upper right corner.
Disciples in Yeshivat "Etz Chaim" in Jerusalem, Zadok Basan (1882-1956). Jerusalem 1920s. The photographer's name is embossed on the cardboard, at the borders of the photograph. 21x16 cm, mounted on cardboard 35.5x30 cm. Good condition. Tears and stains at borders of cardboard.
Chalomotav shel HaShabtai R' Mordechai Ashkenazi, about the dreams notebook of R' Mordechai Ashkenazi, disciple of R' Avraham Ravigo, by Gershom Scholem. Leipzig: Schocken (Schocken Library/Jerusalem, Researches and Sources, First Book), .
"One hundred and fifty copies printed", as a token of friendship for R' Shlomo Zalman Schocken on his sixtieth birthday". Private, non-commercial edition, with wide margins on fine paper, handmade. The book opens with and introduction to a dozen of the chapters of the manuscript of the notebook, which is in the Schocken Library in Jerusalem, attachments and two facsimilies. , 100,  pp, 29.5 cm. Good condition. Damages to end paper and to spine.
Die Bibel in Bildern von Abel Pann. Jerusalem-Vienna: The Palestine Art Pub. Co., 1926.
Twenty four lithographs of illustrations in pastels by Abel Pann for the book of Genesis stories, accompanied by verses translated into German. Preceding each facsimile-plate a leaf was bound with the relevant verse. 36 cm. The body of the book is in good condition. Cloth binding damaged and somewhat worn.
Photograph of Gabriel Talpir's portrait by the artist Reuven Rubin, from 1972. Photographer: I. Zafrir, Tel Aviv.
Talpir is seen in this portrait with a beret on his head, surrounded by a collage consisting of headlines of "Gazit" periodical for art and literature edited by Talpir. On the reverse appears a dedication by Reuven Rubin, in pencil: "For my dear friend G. Talpir, with appreciation, Reuven". 25x20 cm. Good condition. Minor damages at borders.
Handwritten leaf, by "ג€¦Josef benג€¦Avraham Zvi". [Germany], March 22, 1872.
"Mi SheBerach" prayer in honor of Wilhelm I, King of Prussia and Emperor of the German Empire. Leaf 14.5x14 cm. Good condition. Folding-marks, tears, staining.
Four handwritten pages, list of donors to "Ladiesג€™ Society" "Keter Torah", established in New York in 1908, and letters. New York, November 23, 1919. Yiddish.
List of 44 donors, a letter handwritten by Zvi Menachem Weiss with the address of Chaim David Tokinoff in Brooklyn, New York, the society's ink-stamp and an additional letter (not signed).  pp, 20 cm. Good condition. Stains and folding-marks.
Blumenthal, S. Pook-Pook's Birthday, English translation by Sara Low. Haifa: N. Warhaftig, [1940s]. Lithographic printing by Kaufman, Tel Aviv. English.
Story in rhymes of the dwarf Pook-Pook on his birthday. Although the book is written in English it is read from right to left. Impressive colorful illustrations. 16 leaves, 24x16 cm. Fair condition. Stains. First leaf is detached. Rebound in cardboard with the original cover mounted on.
1. Naye Passover Haggadah. [New York]: Bildungs Comitet fun Arbiter-Ring, 1948. Yiddish and Hebrew, with many music notes. On page 24 appears the Partisansג€™ song. Illustrations, many of them by Ephraim Moshe Lilien.
2. Naye Passover Haggadah. Buenos Aires: Zwischo un Sholem Aleichem Shulen, 1950. Shul-Bibliotek, series no. 8, booklet no. 1. Yiddish and Hebrew.
3. Naye Passover Haggadah. Rio de Janiero: Aroysgegeben fun Hebraika, 1960. Cover according to no. 1 above - [New York edition] 1948. Yiddish, Hebrew and transcript of the Yiddish text in Latin letters. Many handwritten comments. 19.5x23 cm, condition varies. Stains, comments and handwritten inscriptions.
Temes, N., Lishevsky, I., Goldberg, H. Ani KorehIllustrations by L. Wolpert. Tel Aviv: Omanut, 1947-1948. Parts I and II.
Hebrew language study booklets for children, with color illustrations, some by Nachum Gutman. 21 cm. Good condition. Tears at borders of covers, minor tears at borders of leaves.
Plastisch-Anatomischer Handatlas fֳ¼r Akademien, Kunstschulen und zum Selbstunterricht, von Dr. Fritz Schider. Leipzig, 1908.
"Atlas for Academic Use, For Art Schools and Self-study" published by Fritz Schider, artist and teacher of arts in Basel, Switzerland. E.M. Lilien's private copy. On the inside of the front cover appears Lilien's private ex-libris label. It is possible that this atlas served Lilien in his graphic works. Twenty two pages, 117 plates, 30.5 cm. Good condition. Numerous foxing-marks. Binding somewhat loose, damaged spine.
Siddur Beit Ya'akov, Part I. Yeshivat Chachmei Lublin publication, by Shalom Yosef Carmel of Lodz presently in Landsberg. Augsburg, .
Stereotype printing of 1924 Lemberg edition. Two title pages, following the first title page are printed dedications in memory of Rabbi Shalom Yosef Carmel's family members who died in the ghettos "and German camps". 465,  leaf, 23.5 cm. Good condition. Foxing-marks on leaves, stained binding.
"If you will it - it is no dream". Postcard with Herzl's portrait, designed by Jacob Stark, a Bezalel artist. 14x9 cm. Good condition. Stains on the reverse.
For protection of infant and woman giving birth, from us, the Holy Society of Tlemcen. Tlemcen (North Algeria): Chaim Ben Chayun Printing Press, [1930 or earlier, possibly 1924].
Illustrations of lions, palms of hands, Magen David and more. 28x21.5 cm. Good condition.
Letter handwritten by the poet Esther Ra'ab to Gabriel Talpir, 1960. * Typewritten letter, hand signed by the poet Nathan Zach, 1960. * A furious letter handwritten by the poet Chaim Guri to the publisher Amikam Gurevitz, 1973. * Letter handwritten by Chananya Reichman to the Writers Association, 1973. Various sizes and conditions.
Passover Haggadah, [Moshav] Felix Warburg Village, 1956.
Non-traditional Haggadah, with illustrations. "Edited according to Yehuda Sharet's version, written and illustrated by Talma Hefetz, printed by HaMa'atik Jerusalem". Ends after the fourth wine glass, with "Shulchan Orech". 28 pp, 25 cm. Fair-good condition. Tears at borders of cover and second leaf, stains on the cover.
1. Group photograph, "Agudat Mizrachi". No venue mentioned, [ca. 1920s].
2. Group photograph, "Cheder for Talmudic studies 'HaMizrachi'". Proszowice, Poland, 1938. Handwritten dedication on the back.
3. Printed postcard, Dr. Theodor Herzl (the Congress Portrait). Vienna-New-York, Renaissance, ca. 1940s.
Various sizes and conditions.
Anochi, Dan [Ephraim Davidson], [ed]. Non-political Haggadah, for everyone. Tel Aviv: Bedichuta, .
Humorous Haggadah, typewritten and stenciled. 10 leaves, 21cm. Fair-good condition. Partially detached, stained and torn cover.
N. Bezem, Jean Tirosh Gallery, Old City of Jaffa, April-May 1968.
Homage to the French Cubist painter Fernand Lֳ©ger. Editor: A. Gilad, Printing: Amal printing school. Six prints in color, each signed by Bezem and numbered, 75/300 copies. 27x27 cm, good condition. Original cover, somewhat worn. Printed on three heavy paper leaves, folded in half.
Passover Haggadah. HaBonim, Tzahala camp. [Tel Aviv], 1957.
Non-traditional Haggadah, stenciled, with many illustrations.  leaves, 28 cm. Fair-good condition. Bound with string. Tears and stains at borders of cover and first leaves. Not listed in Steiner.
Prayer and programme booklet for a memorial assembly conducted by the Chief Rabbinate on the thirtieth day of the passing of Prof. Chaim Weizmann, first president of the State of Israel. [Jerusalem, 1952].  pp, 20.5 cm. Very good condition.
Levi, Leo [ed]. Boker, first reader for Jewish children in exile. Firenze, 1956.
Published by Mercaz HaChinuch in Paris. Illustrated. Introduction and comments in French. , 63,  pages. 21 cm. Good condition. Few stains on cardboard binding.
Six paper items printed in Morocco, 1940s-50s.
Including: Document issued by the JNF confirming receipt of a donation for tree planting, written in Arabic in Hebrew letters; invitation to Shimon Bar Yochai public celebration in Casablanca; two membership cards of the Zionist Organization in Morocco;HaPo'el HaMizrachi Women in Morocco membership card; Holiday Greetings card with gilded decorations. Various sizes and conditions.
Reflection on Golda, on the 100th Anniversary of Her Birth. Writer: Wendy Elliman; Artist: Carol Hamoy. New York: Faust & Smith, . English.
Collection of reflections about Golda Meir on her hundredth birthday. The book was printed on good quality paper in a special format: leaves were cut in the shape of a Magen David and bound in a wood-binding covered with cloth, handmade.  pp, 28 cm. Very good condition.
Berthold, Joseph Tscherkassky. Berlin, 1924.
Catalogue of Hebrew letters and various decorations. Includes samples for various fonts and typefaces created by the typeface manufacturer. Introduction in seven languages: Yiddish, German, English, Hebrew, Arabic, etc. Elaborate color cover, with embossed letters. The author was the Oriental Department Manager of Berthold.  pp, 29 cm. Good condition. Moisture marks. Damages to borders of binding.
Six music-note booklets for songs in Hebrew and Yiddish, by the composer and musicologist Shlomo Rosovsky (1878-1962).
Four booklets published by "Yuval, Publishing House for Hebrew Music"; two booklets published by "Geselshaft far Yidishe Falks-musik in Peterburg", St. Petersburg, 1914.
Names of oeuvres: "Badchan" for piano; "Tachat Si'ach HaYerakrak"; "Numa Numa"; "Poema" for piano; "Lomer Zich Iberbeten" and "Ich bin a Balegula". All booklets in old cloth binding with embossed writing "Collection of Compositions for Song and Piano, Yuval Publishing, S. Rosovsky". Volume 31 cm. Good condition. Stains. Minor moth-damages to binding.
Two booklets printed after the Six-Day War and the conquest of East Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria, the Gaza strip, the Golan Heights and Sinai. Include detailed population censuses concerning the recently conquered regions, numerous data-tables and folded maps, in Hebrew and in English.
1. The West Bank of the Jordan, Gaza Strip and Northern Sinai, Golan Heights - data from general count. Booklet no.1 of a series of population censuses, 1967. Published by the Central Bureau of Statistics, Jerusalem, 1967.
2, Population and Housing Census, 1967, East Jerusalem. Published by the Central Bureau of Statistics and the Municipality of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 1968.
26.5 cm. Good condition. Minor tears and stains.
Seven leaves with a printed greeting "LeShana Tova Tikatev/u". U.S.A.
Leaves are folded in half, embossed illustrations on the front, decorated with gold. Greeting is in Hebrew and English. Colored cut-out drawings were pasted onto all the leaves like a Jew holding the Torah, flowers, girl holding a "Shana Tova" flag and so on.
20.5 - 21 cm. Very good condition. One greeting somewhat different.
Eight mezuzahs. Eretz Yisrael, 50s-60s.
Silver (some stamped), beaten and etched, filigree; beaten copper; brass.
Four are stamped "Israel" or "Made in Israel". One is stamped: "Bezalel". Various sizes and conditions.
MS [unknown alias]. Behind the Scenes of the Mysterious Assassination on the Tel Aviv beach. Jerusalem, .
A booklet describing the affair of Arlosoroff's assassination in a literary style. Published a few weeks after the assassination. Bibliographically unknown and not in the JNUL.16 pp, 18 cm. Good condition. Minor tears at borders of cover, sporadic stains.
Neft, board game for 2-5 players. Eretz Israel: Adloyada, [ca. 1961].
Purpose of game: purchasing oil-fields. The map of Eretz Israel is drawn on the board. On the map appear the locations of Heletz, Beer-Sheba and Arad. Attached are: an information booklet about oil and an instructions leaf. Original box, 47x32 cm. Good condition. Moisture-marks and damages. All of the game parts are included and have not been used.
1-5. Five "Omanut" booklets - quarterly of Bezalel National Museum news, published by Friends of Bezalel Society. Jerusalem, 1940-1941. First booklet of first year in English; booklets 2-3 of year I; booklet 1, 2/3 of year II. In each booklet appear articles and photographs.
6. Chatzot, a silver-plated plaque, made by Boris Schatz. Signed on right corner "Yerushalem". "Chatzot" is engraved on upper part, in the center a candle and a person praying, on the lower part - "Parsa Zion Beyadeha - ein menachem la". 7x7 cm, good condition. Minor stains.
Photographs of Jerusalem and Eretz Israel. Postcard-folder, [1920s].
A Magen David and the inscription "Eliyahu Brothers - Jaffa-Tel-Aviv (Eretz Israel)" in Hebrew and English appears on the back cover.
Eleven postcards with various views of Jerusalem, including the Bezalel building; the Dead Sea, Hebron and Rachel's Tomb. Numbered consecutively 285-295. Good condition. One postcard damaged and restored. Minor stains and damages to cover.
Fifty military postcards, for use by IDF soldiers. 1970s-80s.
Most of the postcards are illustrated with caricatures; on two cards appear photographs of "Shlom HaGalil" operation. Size varies, good condition. Most of the postcards were sent by mail.
Lewinsky square [new central bus station in Tel Aviv] - Guestbook. 1970s-80s. Autographs and dedications, most of them for the contractor Areyh Pilz, the initiator of the idea of constructing a new central bus station. Construction lasted for twenty years. The station underwent different stages until it reached its current poor condition. Amongst the signatories: Yitzchak Rabin, Shimon Peres, Rehavam Ze'evi, Shlomo Lahat (Tchitch) and many leading figures from the military and the industrial sectors.  leaves with tens of signatures and dedications, 29.5 cm. Good condition. Several leaves are partly detached.
Three printed advertisements, in color, by Mula Eshet, one of the pioneering fashion photographers in Israel. .
1. Advertisement for Ford Anglia car, with a model standing next to it: "The most wonderful car in the world." 24x24 cm. Very good condition.
2. Advertisement for Ford Comet car, with a model standing next to it: "Maximum quality in the right dimensions" and "Dorina - an original three-piece suit." 24x22 cm. Very good condition.
3. Advertisement for Volkswagen 1962 Beetle, the "car for a woman", with a model standing next to the car: "Fashion and quality in Satmar Products." Printed on heavy paper. 34x24.5 cm. Very good condition.
Brass coin-like amulet, for wearing around neck. In the center, the shape of a Magen David, names of angels, combinations of letters and names; on margins, names of the four rivers: Gichon, Pishon, Euphrates, Chidekel.
Diameter: 3 cm. Good condition.
Photograph of Jewish parents and their daughter. [Bombay, India, 1930s-40s].
A leaf is pasted on the back with the address of the photographer M.L. Reuben in Bombay, confirming the use of this photograph in a photography competition "Jews in Asia." 14x10 cm. Fair-good condition. Two corners damaged. Stains on the reverse.
Candlesticks, made by Hans Teppich. Jerusalem, [1950s-1960s]. Copper, partially gold plated.
"Israel" etched on base. Each candlestick is made of six petal-like branches, which create the shape of a flower when opened. Signed underneath: "Jerusalem Teppich".
Width: 8 cm. Height: 3.5 cm. Fair-good condition.
Vortragszyklus aus Jֳ¼discher Geschichte [Lecture-series about Jewish History]. Proclamation issued by the management of the Vienna Jewish Community, 1906.
A series of lectures about Jewish history - Viennese Jewry in the Middle Ages and in Modern Times - organized by Dr. S. Frankfurter. Leaf 34 cm. Fair condition. Tears, creases and numerous folding-marks.
A notebook with copper cover with map of Eretz Israel, signed "Hakul P417 Israel"; cork decorated with filigree; two spice towers, The State of Israel; brass ashtray made by Flavel + pestle; tin Chanukkah menorah simple work; bowl made by Avraham N. Oppenheim. Various sizes and conditions.
"Keren HaYesod settlements, strongholds during wartime, sources of life for the people during peaceful days." Published by "HaNo'ar LeMa'an Yishuvey Mishlat", the Jewish Youth Project of the Keren HaYesod Youth Department. Tel Aviv: I. Nachtigal Printing Press, [late 1930s or early 40s].
An impressive illustration on the upper part of the poster signed "D. Shneor". Ink-stamp of the Scandinavian Youth Association - "Skandinavisk-Jֳ¸disk Ungdoms Forbund". 35x25 cm. Very good condition. Folded in half.
Yirphael, S [probably Raphael Sapporta]. Dolidol-Dol, Queen of the Dwarves. With illustrations by Iza. Tel Aviv: Benjamin Barlevy, [1940s]. Colorful lithographic illustrations. Bibliographically unknown and not in the JNUL. 16 pp, 24x17 cm. Good condition. Small ink stain. Small moisture stains.
"Support the JNF", poster issued by local committee for JNF donations. Jaffa, . A. Eitan and S. Shoshani Print.
"On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, our members will knock on every door to collect money for the JNF".
34.5x21.5 cm. Good condition. Mounted on linen for display and preservation. Placed in nice frame.
The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids, a children's story, with illustrations in color by Rudolf Sidner. Tel Aviv: "Olympia" (Martin Feuchtwanger), 1946.
 pp - on cardboard. 24x17.5 cm. Good condition, several stains.
Kook, Rabbi Avraham Itzchak HaCohen. To the 13th Zionist Congress in Karlsbad, Shalom! A printed letter from Rabbi Kook, Chief Rabbi of Eretz Israel. Jerusalem, .
"You are brothersג€¦ you must urgently find a solution for the two evils destroying our life in the country. The desecration of Shabbat in public and the desecration of Kashrut in public." Rabbi Kook calls upon the members of the Zionist Congress to issue a public appeal against blasphemy in Eretz Israel.  leaf, 31.5 cm. Fair condition. Folding-marks, tears, many stains. See photograph.
Song of Songs, illustrated by Zeev Raban, 'Bezalel', Jerusalem. Jerusalem: "Shir HaShirim", 1930. Third edition.
Twenty six picture-plates in color, mounted on the book leaves, on the right side (printed from left to right). The illustrations are surrounded by text. On the left side appears the French translation. Good quality printing on heavy paper with wide margins. The illustrations were printed in Paris by "Paris de Artistique Editions". Imitation leather binding made by "Bezalel", with "Queen of Sheba" plaque.  leaves, 34 cm. Good condition. Slight damages to binding and to front end paper.
For complete list, see Hebrew description.
Various sizes and conditions, ex-library copies. Original bindings and covers are missing.
Levin, Leibo. Zecks Shluff Lidder, Niggunim fun Leibo Levin [Six Lullabies, Melodies by Leibo Levin]. Chernowitz: Hersh Segal, 1939.
Tunes by Levin for poems by A. Manger, A. Reizen, H. Leivik, M.L. Halperin and Nachum Yud, with drawings by Izio Sharp.
The words for every poem are accompanied by pictures and his notes, printed on separate cards, resembling postcards. In original paper wrapping. 17.5x10.5 cm. Good condition. Few tears and stains.
1. I arraign Russia before the bar of civilization for great crimes against a common humanity - Speech of Congressman Wm. Sulzer in the House of Representatives. Washington, [1903?]. English and Yiddish. A sharp speech calling Russia to take responsibility for the destiny of its Jewish citizens. 9, 7 pp, 16 cm. Very good condition.
2. The Jews of Romania and the Treaty of Berlin - Speech of Hon. Walter M. Chandler of New-York in the House of Representatives. Washington, 1913. English. Speech about the contribution of the Jews to the world and the way they are treated in Romania. 32 pp, 24.5 cm. Good condition. Minor creases.
Steinman, Eliezer [ed]. Ketuvim, weekly journal on questions of culture, literature and art, published by Agudat HaSofrim V'Hasifrut Ha'Ivrit B'Eretz Yisrael. Tel Aviv, 1926-1933.
First to seventh year, Issues 1-299. (Issue 14 of the first year is missing). Ketuvim was founded by Chen Bialik and edited by Eliezer Steinman; Later, Avraham Shilansky joined the editing staff. Ketuvim served as the mouthpiece of the Hebrew Authors' Union where they published their works: Asher Brosh, Ya'akov Pichman, Avigdor HaMeiri, Avraham Shalonsky, Esther Raab, Nathan Alterman, Avraham Chalfi and others. After a year, Ketuvim became sharply opposed to the leaders of the Authors' union and the union removed its patronage from the journal and founded Moznayim. After the two editors Steinman and Shalonsky parted ways, the publishing of the journal ceased and Shalonsky began editing Turim. Five volumes 49 cm. Good condition. Damage to several issues.
From Dr. Israel Mehlman's collection.
Sefer HaTruma shel Po'aley Eretz Israel LePo'aley Austria, list of donors and their donations. Published by the Executive Committee of the Histadrut HaKlalit shel HaOvdim HaIvrim BeEretz Israel, Tel Aviv, April 1934.
Names of all the donors and the amount of their donations to support the struggle of the socialists in Austria, following the workers rebellion.
96 pp, 30.5 cm. Fair condition. Ex-library copy. Stains, creases and tears. Last leaf was bound upside-down.
Five Books by the Yiddish author and poet Chaim Grade (1910-1982).
For complete list, see Hebrew description.
Various sizes and conditions, ex-library copies. Original bindings and covers are missing.
Yidishe Velt Hilf Conferents [Jewish World Relief Conference]. Paris, [1922 or 1923]. Yiddish, French and English.
Information about the organization's goals and its activities. Numerous photographs of Jewish children worldwide, many of them hunger-struck or pogrom victims. The booklet mainly deals with the situation of Jewish children in Ukraine. 92 pp, 22.5x13.5 cm. Good condition. Minor damages to binding.
Four photographs of King David Hotel in Jerusalem after its south wing was exploded by the Etzel underground. Jerusalem, July 22, 1946.
British soldiers are seen surrounding the rubble, as well as an overall view of the hotel with the ruined wing. Ink-stamped on the reverse "The Matson Photo Service, Jerusalem, Palestine". 91 people were killed in the explosion. Included is an additional photograph of the hotel, prior to the explosion. Four photographs 12x9 cm, good condition, stains (mainly on the reverse); photograph 9x6.5 cm, good condition, annotated in pencil on the reverse.
Flirt, the Secret of Love. Compiled by M. K. Edited by N. Me'iri. Universal Book Publishers, Tel Aviv; A. L. Publishers, Jerusalem, [1920-s].
Forty-eight printed cards, each card has twenty sentences that deal with issues between men and women. 14.5x9 cm. Foxing to cards. Original cardboard cover, slightly worn and torn.
Four passport photographs by photographer Ya'akov Ben-Dov (1882-1968), with his handwritten annotations, 1923.
"This photograph (with the beard) of Mr. Joseph Israelsohn I photographed about one year ago. It seems that the person in the other photograph is the same person. Y. Ben-Dov", and further on "I photographed this new photograph and added a beard in pencil in order to see the resemblance and differenceג€¦ and I realize that this is the same person in all the photographs, mainly the eyes and eyelids prove it. Y. Ben-Dov, Jerusalem. Passport photograph 6.5x4 cm to 7.5x6 cm, mounted on a leaf 30x15 cm. Good condition, filing holes and folding marks.
1. A thanksgiving prayer and memorial for the victims of our people on the day of victory [allies in World War II]. Great Synagogue, Tel Aviv, May 9, 1945.
2. Prayer on the occasion of the first Yom Ha'atzma'ut in the State of Israel. Great Synagogue, Tel Aviv, .
3. Festive prayer on Yom Ha'atzma'ut. Great Synagogue, Tel Aviv, .
4-5. Honorary tickets and invitations to the festive prayers on Yom Ha'atzma'ut, 1951 and 1953.
Various sizes and conditions, foxing-marks and moth-holes.
Mischak VeAvodah, booklet II, by Menachem and Miriam Arnon. Tel Aviv: "Omanut", 1935
Riddles, games and exercises for children. Simple black and white illustrations, by Nachum Gutman. Illustration on cover is hand-colored. , 17,  pp, 31 cm. Good condition. Staining and minor tears.
Springer, Siegmund [ed]. Jung Juda, Zeitschrift fֳ¼r Unsere Jugend [Young Judea - periodical for our youngsters]. Prague, 1903. German. Third year, issues 1-25. The periodical "Jung Juda" was founded in 1900 by Filipp Lebenhart and was published until the 1930s. This periodical was the first Zionist-German periodical for youngsters. The editor, Springer, served as a chairman of the National Jewish Teachers Union in Bohemia. The issues include poems, biographies, short essays, letters, quotations from the Talmud, crosswords, photographs and illustrations. The issues are compiled in a volume with a special title page and an index. IV, 400 pp, 21 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains. Detached binding. Many detached leaves.
Two documents issued by the Jewish Workers Organization - "Algemayner Yiddisher Arbiter" in Lithuania, Poland and Russia, the "Bund":
1. Invitation notice to an evening about founding a newspaper, on behalf of the "Bund" committee in Minsk, Belarus. [1920s]. Yiddish. 23x19 cm. Very good condition.
2. "Ankete-Boign", detailed questionnaire to the organization members. No place is noted, [1920s]. Yiddish. The slogan printed on the upper part: "Proletaryer fun Ale Lender, Faraynikayt Zich!" 35.5x27.5 cm. Very good condition. Folded in half.
Die rituelle Circumcision (Beschneidung), operativ und rituell bearbeitet, von Dr. Josef Grֳ¼nwald. Frankfurt am Main, 1892. German and Hebrew.
Instructions booklet concerning circumcision, by Dr. Josef Grֳ¼nwald , circumciser from Vienna. Text in German with Hebrew citations, two illustrations and several prayers. 11 leaves, 20.5 cm. Good condition. Several stains. Detached leaves.
Joseph Tunkel (1881-1949), official postcard, with a long letter in his handwriting, 1911. Yiddish.
The Jewish humorist and satirist Joseph Tunkel was known by his literary name "Der Tunkeler". He writes his biography on this postcard; from the day he was born in Babruysk in 1881, the move to Vilnius when he was 15, through publications in the paper "Der Yid" in 1901, and so on, until 1911. Postcard 14x9.5 cm. Good condition. Postal stamp missing.
Escuche la voz del Judaismo Sovietico! [Listen to the voice of Soviet Jewry!]. [Buenos Aires, 1971].
Invitation to a lecture by Dov [Boris] Sperling, concerning the struggle of young Jews in the Soviet Union for their right to live in Israel. Sperling was a prominent Aliya activist, together with Yasha (Ya'akov) Kazakov (Kedmi). The lecture was held on behalf of the Revisionist movements in Buenos Aires - "Herut", "Beitar" and "Tze'irey Herut". 110x72 cm. Very good condition. Folded.
Cover for Matzot. Colorful embroidery upon pale velvet cloth. Jerusalem, 191- - [apparently, 1913].
On upper section embroidered caption "Lichvod Chag HaMatzot" and "Jerusalem", in center, letters "Mem" and "Kaf" embroidered and in lower section "Year 191-" - Last letter unraveled. Embroidery threads forming shapes of flowers and bow retained their vibrant color. Diameter: 46 cm. Fair-good condition, damage on velvet, stalks and embroidery, mainly on border.
[Sport Club] S.C. HaKoah 1937. Two plaques, probably given as a prize to participants in a sports competition.
Cast bronze, silver-plated cast bronze. Vienna (manufacturer's stamps on the reverse), 1937. On the silver-plated plaque "2" is engraved, on the other plaque "3" is engraved.
4.1x3.1 cm. Good condition.
Four posters advertising performances by Meir Ariel, 1990s.
Invitation to "An Elections Show by Meir Ariel" in "Hard Rock Cafe"; a poster for the release of the record "Zar'ei Kayitz"; poster for the release of the record "Bernard and Louise"; poster advertising weekly performance in "Sigal" club. Various sizes and conditions.
Twenty five invitations to weddings and Bar Mitzvahs of various families, amongst them: Borokhof, Avizov, Babaiof, Shmuelof, Agaiof, Ilyayof, Galibof, Aminof, Davidof, Ovidof, and more. Amongst the items is an entrance card to a prayer in the Great Synagogue in the Bukharan neighborhood, with the presence of the High Commissioner in 1924 and an entrance card to the Bukharan Sukkah in the house of Abraham Aminof in 1925. Most items are from the 1940s-50s. Various sizes and conditions.
Vergleichende Datum-Tabellen auf 216 Jahre, Berechnet und herausgegeben von Rabbiner Salomon W. Freund. Vienna, 1885. Calendar for 216 years, from 1874 to the year 2000. Printed in honor of Sir Moses Montefiore with a dedication in honor of his 100th birthday. 5, 370 pp, 36 cm. Fair-good condition. Tears at the borders of the first few leaves, some with text omission, restored. Stains.
Arvatov, Boris. ׀׀׀¢׀׀ ׀׀›׀¬׀¢׀׀׀, ׀‘. ׀׀ ׀’׀׀¢׀׀’ [Nathan Altman, by Boris Arvatov]. Berlin: Petropolis, 1924. Russian.
A book dedicated to the work of Nathan Altman (1889-1970), accompanied by many reproductions of his works: portraits in different styles, book covers and stage designs. Printed in 500 copies.  pp,  plates, 32 cm. Fair condition. Significant moth damage. Several detached leaves.
Nine booklets and periodicals in Yiddish, printed in Buenos Aires.
For a complete list of items see the Hebrew text.
Various sizes and conditions.
Black and white good quality photograph of the Austrian Post Office in Jerusalem. Vienna, early 20th century.
One of the first post offices in the Middle East. The office, near the Jaffa Gate, was inaugurated in 1858 sponsored by the Austro-Hungarian Empire and was closed by the Turks when World War I broke out. Signed on the reverse Lichtbildstelle, Wien, and numbered 1801. 29.5x23 cm, good condition.
Masada, Impressions from Journey in the Judean Desert, Moshe Vorobeichic [Raviv]. Tel Aviv: "Yavne", 1948.
Twenty two good quality linocuts, some in color. Dedication handwritten by Vorobeichic, to Talpir family.  pp, 26x31.5 cm. Very good condition, stains. With (rare) original cover, damaged.
Ginsburg, Saul M. and Semenovich, Petr Semenovich [ed]. ׀•׀²ׁ€׀µ׀¹ׁ׀÷ׁ–ׁ ׀½׀°ׁ€׀¾׀´׀½ׁ‹ׁ ׀¿ׁ£ׁ׀½׀¸ ׀² ׀ ׀¾ׁׁׁ–׀¸. St. Petersburg, 1901. Hebrew, Yiddish, transcription into Latin letters, Russian.
Anthology containing 376 Jewish folk songs, divided into subjects: children's songs, Jewish prayer songs, love, soldiers and more. Most of the songs are based on a combination of Hebrew and Yiddish and next to each song appears a transcription into Latin letters. The introduction, title pages, comments and titles were printed in Russian. XXX, 329,  XIV,  pp, 27.5 cm. Fair condition. Binding is partly detached, several detached leaves. Pages 3-8 mistakenly bound after page 16.
Album of Jerusalem, Published and Copyright by J. Shweig, Art-Photographer, Jerusalem. Jerusalem: Azriel Printing Press, [1930s].
A dozen plates with printed photographs by Shweig (1902-1984). Each plate is annotated in Hebrew, Arabic and English. Bound in a folder titled "Jerusalem" in Hebrew, English and Arabic and hand-painted. 33 cm. Good condition. Stains to folder. Minor foxing-marks.
New Year card with an illustration and a quotation from the book of Isaiah (printed). On the bottom: "Shana Tova, wishingג€¦.., Emek Ayalon, Rosh Hashanah 1948". Sent to Nissim Cohen in a detention camp in Kenya, by Itzchak Gurman in the Latrun B detention camp. 15.5x10.5 cm. Good condition.
Letter of recommendation handwritten and signed by Rabbi Kook. [Eretz Israel, 1920s-30s].
Leaf 11 cm. Good condition, creases, hand-cut margins. Written on regular writing paper, with Rabbi Kook's stamp at the top.
1. Inter Arma, a Zamlbuch Lirik, Redagirt fun Shmuel Ya'akov Imber. Vienna-Brin: "Yiddisher Buch un Kunstfarlag, M. Hikl", 1918. Yiddish. Writers: Shmuel Ya'akov Imber, Uri Zvi Greenberg, Ya'akov Mastel, David Koenigsberg, Melech Ravitch. 79,  pp, 22.5 cm. Fair condition. Tears, leaves and cover detached.
2. Esterke (A Poem), Shmuel Ya'akov Imber. Vienna-Brin: "Yiddisher Buch un Kunstfarlag, Max Hikl", 1919. Yiddish. Second edition. 64 pp, 21 cm. Fair condition. Tears, leaves and cover detached. From the collection of Dr. Israel Mehlman.
Passover Haggadah. No date or place is mentioned, [second half of 1940s].
Non-traditional Haggadah. Handwriting in lithographic printing, with illustrations. Judging by the texts, it seems that it was printed around the end of World War II.  leaves, 21 cm. Fair condition. Stains. Damaged and detached cover, torn and stained.
Five bills, Anglo Palestine Bank: five lira bill; four one lira bills. Various sizes. Good condition, marks from use (stains and wear).
Busch, Wilhelm. Der Raben Nest [The Raven's Nest], free translation into Yiddish by Joseph Tunkel [Der Tunkeler, see also item 360[. Warsaw: "Brider Levin-Epstein un Shutfim", 1921.
Illustrated children's story, rhymed. 16 pp, 18.5 cm. Good condition.
Four paper articles on behalf of "The Convalescent Home for the Jewish Poor", Bad Kissingen (Kurhospiz fֳ¼r Arme Israeliten Bad Kissingen), 1910-1920.
Annual report for the year 1910; card with name of district rabbi and rabbi of the convalescent home, Dr. S. Bamberger; two printed circulars, one stenciled. Various sizes and conditions.
ֳ„ther und Relativitֳ₪tstheorie, rede, gehalten am 5 Mai 1920 an der reichs-universitֳ₪t zu leiden, von Albert Einstein. [Ether and the Theory of Relativity, speech, held on May 5 1920 at the Leiden University], by Albert Einstein. Berlin: Julius Springer, 1920. First edition. German.
15,  pp, 22 cm. Good condition. Original cover. Ink-stamps and library stickers. Stains.
Loteriah Di Kupat Mohar Umatan. Izmir (Turkey), 1874.
"Lottery ג€¦ for Jewish orphans. The lottery consists of 4,000 ticketsג€¦" Leaf printed in five languages: Ladino, Ottoman-Turkish, French, Greek and Armenian. 22.5x20.5 cm. Good condition, stains and wear at borders.
with original Arikha etching
Beckett, Samuel. Krapp's Last Tape. Jerusalem: Bialik Institute, 1983. Hebrew: Hilit Yeshurun.,
"Dedicated to the memory of Dr. Moshe Spitzerג€¦master of Hebrew book design, for his blessed contribution to the Bialik Institute". No. 262 of 330 copies, printed on hand-made paper. Attached is an original etching by Avigdor Aricha, "Portrait of Samuel Beckett", numbered 52/96.  pp,  etching, 23 cm. Very good condition.
Third Seder Haggadah. [London]: Y.P.Z. (Young Poaley Zion), , 1978. English and Hebrew.
Non-traditional Haggadah. Devoted to the Jews living in Arab countries and accompanied by informative texts about this subject.  leaves, 25.5 cm. Very good condition. Bibliographically unknown.
For list of journals, see Hebrew text.
Various sizes and conditions.
1. Buy Israeli Products! "Complete list, with names and addresses of Jewish Industrial enterprises in Eretz Israel, according to place and profession". Published by the Industry and Trade Department of the Executive Board of the Zionist Organization in Eretz Israel. Jerusalem, 1924. , 20,  pp, 26.5 cm. Good condition. Pin-hole at upper right corner.
2. Continuation of the first Art Exhibition in Eretz Israel, with the participation of representatives of the 'Eretz Israel League for Spreading Art' and 'HaTomer' group of artists. Exhibition was arranged by: Jacob Peremen and Joseph Konstantinovsky. Jaffa, 1920. List of more than 230 exhibited works. 12 pp, 24.5 cm. Good condition.