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Auction 72: March 16th, 2017

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Lot: 63 BEGIN, MENACHEM. (Prime Minister of Israel, 1913-92). Western Union Telegram sent to Rabbi Moshe Feinstein by Begin, conveying warm wishes for a “Blessed Shana Tova to our master and teacher and his family. May this coming year be one of peace, a year of return to Zion and the rebuilding of Eretz Israel.” Hebrew in English transliteration. One rectangular page. Framed and finely mounted alongside a photograph of the two men at a reception held in the rabbi's home on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

September 28th, (Jerusalem-New York): 1981. Est: $3,000 - $5,000

-This Rosh Hashanah greeting clearly displays the great respect Prime Minister Begin had for R. Moishe Feinstein, the great Halachic decisor of his time.

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