BEN-GURION, DAVID (Statesman and first Prime Minister of Israel, 1886-1973)
Typed letter signed, in Hebrew, on the Prime Minister’s headed paper, to Leib Speizman, New York, complimenting him on an article in the Yiddish press regarding the obligation of the President of the United States to aid and assist any country that might suffer attack in the Middle East.
1p., 2 punch-holes along right margin, 8vo
Jerusalem: 11th April, 1956
Est: $1,000 - $1,500
Significant letter written at a time of heightened military tension, with cross-border Egyptian fedayeen attacks a serious threat. The resulting Sinai Campaign was launched some six months later.