(Chief Rabbi of the Holy Land. 1865-1935)

AUCTION 22 | Tuesday, January 27th, 2004 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts and Works of Graphic Art Including Holy Land Maps, Illustrated Books, Photography and Graphic Art from The Collection of Daniel M. Friedenberg of Greenwich, Conn

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Lot 231

(Chief Rabbi of the Holy Land. 1865-1935)

Typed letter Signed. In Hebrew One page. 4to

Jerusalem: n.d

Est: $400 - $600
<p>The topic under discussion is the sanctity of the Sabbath day. It appears a memorandum concerning cessation of activities on the Sabbath was to be presented to the British mandatory authority. Rabbi Kook suggests that it be pointed out to the Authorities that the specifically Jewish conception of the Sabbath differs from that of the non-Jews and extends to activities that would not occur to a non-Jew. Rabbi Kook states his agreement to the proposal and adds that he will garner the support of his close friend Rabbi Y[aakov] M[oshe] Harlap and of Rabbi S[hlomo] Aronsohn, Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv</p>