Lot 4: Bylaws of the 'Chevrat Yishuv Eretz HaKodesh'. Jerusalem, 1897.
January 15, 2013
Jerusalem, IsraelLive Auction
Description: The 'Chevrat Yishuv Eretz HaKodesh' [Settlement of the Holy Land Society]. Society's bylaws. The society's primary goal was agricultural settlements by the country's residents, with an emphasis on Jerusalem youths. Emissaries were sent to Jaffa and the settlements to search for job opportunities for society members and to recruit additional members. Yechiel Michel Pines was their guiding force. Researcher, A.R. Malachi believes that Pines wrote this booklet himself.13.5 cm. 16 pages. Green paper jacket. Complete. A few tears in the jacket. Thin fold throughout the length of the booklet. Complete.Refer to: Malachi, A.R., 'Chevrat Yishuv Eretz HaKodesh', within 'Perakim B'Toldot HaYishuv HaYashan', p. 207-252.