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Negev Holyland

lot # 35 - judaica autographs

Tuesday Sep 15, 2020 15:00 America/New_York
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AHARON EISENBERG. Top member of 1st Aliyah, prominent Zionist, co-founder of Rehovot, activist of "Hibbat Zion", arrived in Eretz-Israel with his wife in 1886, perfected himself as stonemason in Rishon Le Zion and Jaffa, one of founders of the Keren Kayemet Society for redeeming Eretz Israel lands, foreman on behalf of "Menucha & Nachala" Society, convinced its members to purchase the lands of Rehovot. (also purchased a large part of the land for Nes Ziona Colony in 1891). He persisted to hire Jewish laborers only & willingly paid them much more than for Arab workers, aided Yemenite newcomers to be settled in Rehovot Colony, founded "Neta'im" Society & was appointed advisor of the famed Zeev Tiomkin (who headed the Jaffa Executive Committee). He participated in the special mission which met with Baron Rothschild, he oversaw Jewish lands was a member of many Yeshuv institutions. This is a Hebrew typed letter, dated Jaffa 1928, addressed to the Anglo-Palestine Co. The text regards a land guarantee, for the bank loan to Shmuel Idelson (Zionist activist & pioneer). Land will be given to the bank if loan is not paid within two years. A 50 mil Palestine Revenue stamp is tied to the letter by Eiseberg’s signature & by a linear dater hstmp. FINE & SCARCE!!

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