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Lot 28: Great Synagogue of Tel Aviv. 14 Booklets [Including the 1st!]. Tel Aviv. [1921-1944].

Rare books, Manuscripts, Documents & Jewish Arts

by Winner's & Judaica Jerusalem

January 15, 2013

Jerusalem, Israel

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Description: Great Synagogue of Tel Aviv. 14 booklets with valuable historic information, from its establishment. Begins with a report from 1914 through 1944. The following is a general description:The first booklet [1], [7] picture-plates with a blueprint of the building, printed in [1921]. Second booklet printed in 1922. 36 pages. The other booklets were also printed in Tel Aviv in the following years.The 8th booklet, [1932-1936], deserves special attention. 51, 51 pages. Very significant. Alphabetical listing of all family names, their seats in the synagogue (with price paid), and all other donors (including those who donated money towards books, furniture and the like). Portrait of Rabbi Shlomo Ahronson, Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv, and 8 pages of the synagogue statues and an expansive review of the building's history.The 11th booklet, [1939], features updated synagogue statues and a financial appeal signed by the Chief Rabbis. All with English translation. Altogether 14 booklets printed in Tel Aviv, 1921-1944, 22 cm.This copy features all the booklets in one binding. The binding bears a penciled notation with the names of people and their synagogue duties, number of worshippers (men and women), types of lectures, size of the synagogue lot, dated the 8th of Shevat, 1940. Apparently written by a synagogue administrator.Very rare. Other than the 1st booklet, not in the National Library.

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