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Collection of Photographs and Papers – “Agudat Yisrael” in Italy after the Holocaust

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Collection of photographs and papers documenting the activity of "Agudat Yisrael" in Bari, Italy, after the Holocaust. Italy (and elsewhere), ca. 1940s-1950s. Hebrew and Italian. Papers and photographs from the estate of Rabbi Shlomo Ashkenazi, Vice Chairman of the Agudat Yisrael Association in Austria (Vienna) and his son Rabbi Eliezer (Lazer) Ashkenazi (born in Brody, 1902; immigrated to Vienna and later to Italy, where he was one of the leaders of Agudat Yisrael). Items include: * 16 small photographs (8X5.5 cm.) documenting the activities of members of "Poalei Agudat Yisrael" (baking matzos and more). * Photograph of a Talmud Torah in Ferramonti (1943). * 34 photographs (12.5X8 cm. on average; some are identical to the photographs mentioned above but larger), including a photograph of a kibbutz called Nahlat Binyamin. * Real-Photo postcard issued by the Agudat Yisrael Association and Poalei Agudat Yisrael in Italy, the executive committee, Bari-Rome, with photographs and a text condemning the White Paper + the original leaf used to prepare the postcard. * Letter from member of kibbutz Hanitzhiyim. * Jüdischer Kalender, calendar for the Jewish year 5704 (1944), Ferramonti: A. Grünsfeld, [1943]. Self-published, duplication of typewritten leaves. * Printed leaflet, "On the Eve of Passover 5710 [1950]", published by the Central Religious Committee in Rome. * Personal documents of Rabbi Eliezer Ashkenazi and letters sent to him. * Additional items. Total of some 20 documents and about 50 photographs, and a number of other documents and photographs from Vienna. For additional information on Rabbi Eliezer Ashkenazi, see enclosed material. Size and condition vary.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Kedem Auction House Ltd.
Title: Auction 50 - Jewish and Israeli History and Culture
Date of the auction: 16 Mar 2016
Address: Kedem Auction House Ltd.
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