Historitic Rare Signed Handwritten Letter by David Ben Gurion 1st Prime Minister of Israel. Letter sent 28 December, 1966, to Israeli poet and author Aryeh Chorshi. The letter was sent to the Berl Katznelson school in Holon (during the period Chorshi served as principal of the school). In the letter, Ben-Gurion expresses his hope that he will be able to meet Chorshi soon.  leaf (written on one side). 20 cm, fold marks; including envelope; written in blue pen. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. “Ben Gurion” redirects here. For other uses, see Ben Gurion (disambiguation). 1st Prime Minister of Israel. 3 November 1955 26 June 1963. 17 May 1948 26 January 1954. Chairman of the Provisional State Council of Israel. 14 May 1948 16 May 1948. 21 February 1955 26 June 1963. 14 May 1948 26 January 1954. 16 October 1886 Posk. 1 December 1973 (aged 87) Ramat Gan. Born David Grün ; 16 October 1886 1 December 1973 was the primary national founder. Of the State of Israel. And the first Prime Minister of Israel. He was the preeminent leader of the Jewish community in British Mandate Palestine from 1935 until the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, which he led until 1963 with a short break in 1954-55. Ben-Gurion’s passion for Zionism. Which began early in life, led him to become a major Zionist leader and Executive Head of the World Zionist Organization. As head of the Jewish Agency. From 1935, and later president of the Jewish Agency Executive, he was the de facto leader of the Jewish community in Palestine. And largely led its struggle for an independent Jewish state in Mandatory Palestine. On 14 May 1948, he formally proclaimed the establishment of the State of Israel. And was the first to sign the Israeli Declaration of Independence. Which he had helped to write. Ben-Gurion led Israel during the 1948 ArabIsraeli War. And united the various Jewish militias into the Israel Defense Forces. Subsequently, he became known as Israel’s founding father. Following the war, Ben-Gurion served as Israel’s first Prime Minister and Minister of Defense. As Prime Minister, he helped build the state institutions, presiding over national projects aimed at the development of the country. He also oversaw the absorption of vast numbers of Jews from all over the world. A centerpiece of his foreign policy. Was improving relationships with the West Germans. He worked with Konrad Adenauer. S government in Bonn, and West Germany. Provided large sums in the Reparations Agreement between Israel and West Germany. In compensation for Nazi Germany. S confiscation of Jewish property during the Holocaust. In 1954 he resigned as Prime Minister and Minister of Defense but remained a member of the Knesset. And the resignation of Pinhas Lavon. Later that year he became Prime Minister again, following the 1955 elections. Under his leadership, Israel responded. Aggressively to Arab guerrilla. And in 1956, invaded Egypt along with British and French forces after Egypt nationalized the Suez Canal. During what became known as the Suez Crisis. He stepped down from office in 1963, and retired from political life in 1970. He then moved to Sde Boker. Desert, where he lived until his death. Posthumously, Ben-Gurion was named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Important People of the 20th century. The item “Autograph David Ben Gurion Signed Handwritten Letter Israel 1st Prime Minister” is in sale since Saturday, February 1, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “best_seller_for_you” and is located in ness ziona. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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- Country/Region of Manufacture: Israel
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Signed by: David Ben Gurion
- Autograph Authentication: 1st Prime Minister of Israel