Israel Cabinet Authorizes Issuance of Eleanor Roosevelt Stamp
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Israel Cabinet Authorizes Issuance of Eleanor Roosevelt Stamp

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Israel’s Cabinet today authorized the issuance of a special commemorative stamp in honor of the late Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt. The stamp is to bear her portrait.

Under a 1952 decision by the Cabinet, to Israeli postage stamp is allowed to bear a human portrait, unless the Government authorizes such depiction by a special vote. There have been some exceptions to this rule.

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