'The tribute of Rishon Lezion is ... of all proud Jew in the Nachshon Factory of Our First Pioneers shoulders that ...
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'The tribute of Rishon Lezion is ... of all proud Jew in the Nachshon Factory of Our First Pioneers shoulders that we Stand Today' - Early Letter by David Ben Gurion, May 1934
After being banished from Ben Gurion to celebrate the anniversary of the founders of the Rishon Le Zion colony - Dov Haviv and Shimon Belkind, he sent a letter to the local council in Rishon Lezion: '... the seventy-year anniversary of the early builders of Zion is a tribute not to a single colony and not to the Jewish community alone, but to every proud Jew in the Nachshon enterprise of our first pioneers, of whom we stand today, second and third generation and all following us ...'' And congratulates the two jubilee grooms: 'Those who have been allowed to lay the foundation. I wish they could see the final of the Tefahot in our renewed homeland. ' Ben Gurion's signature on the margins of the letter, and a single letter correction in his handwriting. Sivan 5.31.1934. at the time Ben Gurion spent a few months in Tel Aviv before becoming chairman of the Jewish Agency's management.
Early letters by David Ben-Gurion are rare and almost absent.
 Official letter of ,'David Ben Gurion Tel Aviv', with his signature. 30x22 cm. Folding marks. Good condition.