Tiroche Auction House is selling a 46 photo album of the photographs of Avraham Soskin. He’s the man behind the famous photo from 1909 of the division of lots in Ahuzat Bait, the first Jewish community outside of Jaffa and the first neighborhood in what was to become Tel Aviv. These 46 photos are worth a view!

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  • its interesting how ancient the hebrew is on the bottom. He writes in Rashi’s alphabet I believe and only uses Hebrew calendar dates

  • These photos are great! Good thing we have Picasa because the originals are a bit outside my budget …

  • It appears to be a banner for the first unit in the formed in the Jewish Legion. I can’t read it very well. I think it says something like “the youth of our nation for the … …

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