Israel/Palestine/United States: Yitzhak Leib Peretz commemorative celluloid pin, circa. 1915-1920s; probably made in US or Canada; size: 22.5mm; weight: 1.5g. Pin depicts photo image of Peretz, his name (popularly known as "I.L.Peretz") and his dates of birth and death (from right to left, as in Hebrew). Peretz was a popular writer of prose and song in Yiddish and Hebrew in his time, a highly regarded figure of the "Haskala" movement who championed both the Hasidic religious as well as Jewish socialist movement. Although he did not live in Palestine, his works were well regarded here. Over 100,000 people attended his funeral in 1915.
מילות מפתח: סיכות מדליות מדליה סמלים תגיות מזכרות מזכרת הרצל הרצליאנה דמויות מנהיגים תנועה ציונית ארה"ב אמריקה