Sen. Humphrey Congratulates Ben Gurion on Israel’s 10th Anniversary
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Sen. Humphrey Congratulates Ben Gurion on Israel’s 10th Anniversary

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Chairman Hubert H.Humphrey of a Near Eastern Affairs subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today made known that he has cabled personal congratulations to Israel Premier David Ben Gurion in connection with Israel’s tenth anniversary celebration. He termed the anniversary “an occasion for rejoicing among friends of Israel all over the world.”

“Probably no nation in history has accomplished so much in so short a time, ” the Senator said.”This splendid record of achievement and progress is attribute to the dedication, the sacrifice, and the faith of the people of Israel.Your great leadership during these trying days of Israel’s freedom and independence has been a source of inspiration, not only to your own people, but to free men everywhere “

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