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Tel Aviv founder Akiva Arieh Weiss Russian-Zionist 2nd National Conference medal 1902
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Russia: medallion of the Second National Conference of Russian Zionists in Minsk, 1902, inscribed to “Akiva Arieh Weiss | Lodz Representative”; not maker-marked; size (tallion only): 23.75 x 37.5mm; weight: 9.1g. Weiss was a Russian-born jeweler and watchmaker, who emigrated to Palestine in 1906, there founding in time the textile industry, establishing planning and construction companies, a movie company and cinema, and founding the future Israel Diamond Exchange. As chairman of the "Ahuzat Bayit" building society in 1909, which on 11 April held the famous lottery between 66 families of a 12 acre plot on the dunes of Jaffa, Weiss is generally considered to be the founding father of the city of Tel Aviv. The conference commemorated by this medal is described in detail in a book about it by The Zionist Library press. A unique historical artifact.


Product Tags: Russian, Polish, Holylandish, Exonumia, Medals, Medallions & Tokens, Zionist Tokens & Medals and Judaic Tokens & Medals from Russia, Poland, Holyland, and from 1882-1903 1st Aliya, 20th Century, 1900s which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object, Unique/Discovery Piece, Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event
SOLD $999.00
1 bid
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
70411
Russian Judaica postcard of Study Group, by Weinlein; Levanon Publisher, Moscow
42270411
Artistic renditions of the Jewish experience: "Chevrat Shas" (per Hebrew caption loosely translated as "Talmud Study Group") picture postcard with caption in Hebrew & abbreviated Russian (which refers to the place as "Beit HaMidrash"), of sketch by Y. Weinlein; published by Levanon, Moscow (written in Hebrew on front as "Chevrat Levanon") as issue #40 of the series. On reverse, trilingual postal stationary template in Russian, Polish and Hebrew + publisher's name & address in Russian and his logo. Used but not posted: message written in Hebrew, appears to reference the city of TOMSK. Light age stains in places, number written on top left corner of front.


Product Tags: Russian Postcards, Maps, Prints & Artwork and Judaica from Russia and from 20th Century, which are Objects with Biblical or Jewish Religious references or Hebrew Dates, Hebrew on/in non-Israeli object,
SOLD $30.00
2 bids
The auction closed on Monday, 08 April 2019 19:15
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