March 17, 2011 – The Israel Numismatic Society would like to honor one of its senior members, Arnold Spaer, who passed away last week in Jerusalem at the age of 92 by creating a grant to promote research in the study of coins of ancient Israel and the Levant. Arnold was a renowned collector of ancient coins and published several important articles as well as a his Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Israel I, The Arnold Spaer Collection of Seleucid Coins, Jerusalem 1998. He was an extraordinary man with an enormous interest in history and culture, who sought through his many associations to pass on to others his knowledge of and love for the study of numismatics.
Those who would like to make a donation to the Arnold Spaer Memorial Fund are welcome. Choose one option of the following:
- Electronic Bank transfer to: “The Israel Numismatic Society”, Bank Leumi LeIsrael, Tel Aviv main branch 708, Branch Name: Bank Leumi Le’Israel B.M Swift (Bic) Code: LUMIILITXXX Branch Name: Shchakim Branch Clearance Code: IL010708 Account No.: 708001010516 Beneficiary Customer Name: Israel Numismatic Society; Please email this form to the Israel Numismatic Society so we know of your transfer.
- Cheque payable to the Israel Numismatic Society. Mail to: The Israel Numismatic Society – c/o Haim Gitler, P.O.B. 71117, Jerusalem 91710, Israel.
- Cheque payable to PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. (tax deductible in the U.S.); Cheques payable to PEF should be mailed to the Israel Numismatic Society – c/o Haim Gitler, P.O.B. 71117, Jerusalem 91710, Israel. The Israel Numismatic Society will submit your cheque to PEF (your tax deductible receipt will be sent to your directly from the PEF).
The president of the Israel Numismatic Society, Haim Gitler, greatly appreciates every donation.
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