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Large Collection of Photographs from the “Maariv” Newspaper Archive – The Rebbe of Chabad and his Worldwide Spiritual Activites

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Large collection of photographs of the Rebbe of Chabad and his "shluchim" (emissaries) in Eretz Israel and the United States: celebrations for finishing studying the Rambam, various campaigns, food distribution, Lag Ba'Omer parades, and more. The collection includes: * 10 photographs and 6 prints from the color separation process depicting the Rebbe: in consultation, wearing Talit and Tefillin, with David Buskila (head of the Sderot city council), on Erev Yom Kippur performing the "kapparot" ritual, distributing charity to children, and more. Several photographs (some in color), following the Rebbe's stroke towards the end of his life. * 76 photographs (and an additional print from the color separation process) from various Chabad events and campaigns. These include: the slaughterhouse in Kfar Chabad, the Tefillin campaign, matzah distribution, bar mitzvah at the Kotel for 5000 children, bar mitzvah celebration for 42 war orphans on the Rebbe's birthday, Chabad chassidim with a "Mitzvah tank" in front of a house damaged during the Gulf War, Chabad chassidim distributing Mishlochei manot at army bases, printing Sefer Hatanya in Sidon, Chabad chassidim visiting soldiers in Beirut, Lag Ba'Omer parade, lighting Chanukah candles and distributing doughnuts in Kfar Chabad, distribution of Arba Minim on Hoshanah Rabbah, matzah distribution to patients in Ichilov Hospital, dancing in the Lod airport before travelling to spend the High Holidays with the Rebbe, Chabad chassidim meeting with President Navon, food distribution in a soup kitchen, building the Rebbe's house in Kfar Chabad, Chag haGeulah in Kfar Chabad, 1961 (seen: R. Zevin, President Zalman Shazar, R. Chanzin, R. Shoshankin and others), Chag haGeulah in Kfar Chabad, 1974 (seen: President Efraim Kazir and Zalman Shazar listening to R. Mendel Futerfas), distribution of drinks from the Rebbe by R. Yisrael Libov, head of Agudat Chassidei Chabad, R. Yisrael Grossman speaking in Yeshivat Tomchei Temimim (seen: R. Baruch Shimon Shneerson and R. Yaakov Landau of Bnei Brak), the "welcome the Messiah" campaign, and others. 86 photographs, mostly black and white with several in color. Size and condition vary. 7 prints. Size varies. Good condition. Most photographs are described on the (handwritten) or with a typewritten sticker. Provenance: "Maariv" newspaper archive.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Kedem Auction House Ltd.
Title: Auction 57 - Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Date of the auction: 12 Sep 2017
Address: Kedem Auction House Ltd.
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