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Rabbi Eliezer Silver letter to Chief Rabbi Isaac Herzog, concerning refugees arriving in Palestine

Document | Accession Number: 2014.504.1

One handwritten letter, in Hebrew, from Rabbi Eliezer Silver, writing in his capacity as president of Va'ad Hatzalah, to Chief Rabbi Isaac Herzog, in Palestine, in spring 1946. In his letter, he describes news he has received about the destitute condition of many of the newly arrived Jewish refugees in Palestine, and proposes various actions in order to provide humanitarian aid for them, including the sending of funds to support such work. He also discusses negative rumors that had been spread about Va'ad Hatzalah's work there, and asks Herzog to intervene on their behalf.

Date
1946  (creation)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
1 letter.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-07-12 15:21:22
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