Special Chabad auction in honor of the yahrzeit of Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneersohn on the 3rd of Tamuz and in honor of the Chag HaGeulah on the 12th-13th of Tamuz of Rebbe Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn - the Rayatz of Lubavitch
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Two One-Shekel Bills from the Lubavitcher Rebbe – Bill Received by Rabbi Zusha Rivkin on the Occasion of the Torah ...
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Two One-Shekel Bills from the Lubavitcher Rebbe – Bill Received by Rabbi Zusha Rivkin on the Occasion of the Torah Scroll Inauguration in the Beit Menachem Synagogue in Kfar Chabad in 1987
Two shekel bills received from Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneersohn – the Lubavitcher Rebbe
* Shekel bill. Written in the margins (in ink): "This money was given from the Rebbe".
* Shekel bill. Written in the margins (in pen): "Dollar or Shekel from the Rebbe to Zusha Rivkin in honor of the Torah scroll (Didan Notzach)".
The bill was given to R. Zusha Rivkin of Kfar Chabad, on the occasion of the inauguration of the Torah scroll in the merit of the rebbe and Rebbetzin, in the Beit Menachem synagogue in Kfar Chabad on 25th Cheshvan 1987. During the course of the celebrations, news was received of Didan Notzach – the victory in the court case to keep the books of the Rayatz in the hands of the Lubavitch Movement (regarding the completion of the scribing of the Torah scroll in the merit of the rebbe and Rebbetzin, the shekel bills which the rebbe gave R. Zusha Rivkin to distribute to the participants at the inauguration of the Torah scroll in the Beit Menachem synagogue in Kfar Chabad, and the Didan Notzach news which was received at that time, see Zusha shel Kulanu, pp. 46-55).
Approx. 13.5X7.5 cm. Good condition. Folding marks. Stains, creases and minor wear.