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Letter on headed paper from the Chief Rabbi of the Irish Free State Dr. Isaac Herzog to the Chief Justice, Hugh Kennedy;

22 February 1934
Main Creator: Herzog, Isaac, 1888-1959
Citation:National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.
Notes:The letter refers to the Judicial Oath in Hebrew, on which the Chief Rabbi says he is delighted that they "have proved of interest to your Lordship [the Chief Justice]". With printed letterhead of "Rabbi Dr. I. Herzog/ M.A., D.Litt., / Chief Rabbi of the Irish Free State / 33, Bloomfield Avenue, Dublin, Telephone 51671" on the left-hand side of the sheet and these details in Hebrew on the right-hand side of the sheet.

Accompanied by the original envelope sent to Kennedy's home address in Clonskeagh; postmarked 5.15 pm, 22 Feb. 1934.

Isaac Herzog later became Chief Rabbi of Israel and his son, Chaim was elected President of the State of Israel, serving from 1998 to 1993.

Physical description: 1; letter

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MS 49,451
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