Auction 13 Eretz Israel, settlement, anti-Semitism, Holocaust, postcards and photographs, Judaica, Rabbinical Letters
Oct 18, 2021
Abraham Ferrera 1 , Jerusalem, Israel

The auction will take place on Monday, October 18nd, 2021 at 19:00 (Israel time).
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LOT 94:

Jerusalem Yeshivot Youth Association - group photo - dedication from the gymnastics group to the coach. Jerusalem 1914

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Jerusalem Yeshivot Youth Association - group photo - dedication from the gymnastics group to the coach. Jerusalem 1914


Real-photo private postcard of the group of gymnasts Agudat Tze'irei HaYeshivot, Jerusalem 1914. Photographer: Y. Sinai. On the back of the postcard is a dedication to the team's coach from the Jerusalem Yeshivot Association, signed by the association's chairman and with its special stamp. Also on the back of the postcard is a rare 'Agudat Israel' stamp.


"בעז"ה the month of Elul, Jerusalem 1914.

Our favorite teacher Mr. D. Cohen:

Together we extend our deepest gratitude from the bottom of our hearts for your great work which you have dedicated to our association. We present to you the photo of a group of gymnasts from our association who have worked hard to perfect it. From us, members of the "Youth of the Yeshivot" Association in Jerusalem, who cherish and respect you with all their heart and soul. Chairman: Shmaryahu Cohen Margalit, Azriel Leib Blumenthal, Yosef Dreger".


The guide Cohen is standing in the third row on the right, the chairman Shmaryahu Cohen Margalit is seen in the photo sitting in the second row on the left, Azriel Blumenthal is standing in the third row on the right. The photographs were identified according to this photograph, which also appears in the encyclopedia of the pioneers of the settlement and its builders, p. 3991.


9x14 cm. Stains. Slight fold mark at top right. Good condition.