JERUSALEM (Aug. 28)
A large collection of manuscript letters and portraits of famous Jews will soon pass into the possession of the Jewish National Museum here. The collection includes altogether about 2,500 portraits and letters.
The letters were written by Mendele Mocher Seforim, Achad Ha’am, Lord Beaconsfield, Bialik, Berdiczewski, Sara Bernhardt, Ludwig Boerne, Cremisux, Rabbi Elijah Gaon of Wilna. Rabbi Akiba Eiger, Jehuda Leib Gerdon, Gambetta, Graets, Herzl, Heine, Gustav Landauer. Max Liebermann, Ferdinard Lassalle, Caesar Lombroso, Karl Marx, Gustav Mahler, Max Nordau, Arthur Schnitzler, Otto Weininger, etc.
It is intended to add to the exhibits continually. The collection was first placed on exhibition at the hall of the Zionist Congress in Carlsbed.