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Object ID

2015.2.68

Object Name

Card, Identification

Date

1949

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Description

Cover: Green paper with black printed Hebrew text. In the middle is a circle with tablets, a hammer and a rake. Interior: 24 pages; some with tables with purple handstamps, some with green Hebrew handwriting. Back: Black printed Hebrew text in middle of green page. Signature in black at top, writing in green just above printed text.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Shapira (1902-1970) was an important Israeli politician in the early days of the state's existence. A signatory of Israel's Declaration of Independence, he served as a minister in Ben Gurion's administration from Israel's foundation in 1948 until his death in 1970. His signature appears on back.

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 3 1/4"

Keywords

Ben Gurion, Moshe Shapira, Stamp, Israel, Declaration of Independence, Bnei Akiva Union

Identification (Bnei Akiva Union) Issued to Moshe Shapira

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