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Typewritten letter in Hebrew; signature in blue ink at bottom left.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:
Letter hand-signed by David Ben Gurion to Mr. B Mintz regarding the Israeli defense committee. David Ben-Gurion was Prime Minister of the Provisional Government. Binyamin Mintz was an ultra-Orthodox leader, journalist, writer and one of the founders of the Poalei Agudat Yisrael party. The Provisional State Council was the legislature of Israel from May 1948 until February 1949, when the Knesset was established. Since the battles of the War of Independence sometimes prevented members from attending meetings, 27 deputy members were appointed.
Mintz would become a member of the four first Israeli Knessets. During the British Mandatory period for Palestine, he was a member of the Security Committee and Rescue Committee of the Jewish Agency and after World War II, was sent on various missions to DP camps in Europe.
11 x 8 1/2"
Israel, Israeli, defense committee, Mintz, Gurion, Tel Aviv, Pre-Holocaust, Pre-War
"Letter Regarding Israeli Defense Committee Signed by Ben Gurion" (1948). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2014.1.380.