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Churchill Gets Gift from Israel Government on 80th Birthday

February 25, 1955
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Israel Ambassador Eliahu Elath called today on Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill at his residence at 10 Downing Street to present a birthday gift from the Government of Israel Sir Winston is 80.

The gift is an album of woodcuts picturing Old Jerusalem by the Israel artist Jacob Steinhardt. The title page bears the inscription: “These woodcuts of Old Jerusalem are respectfully presented by the Government of Israel to one who, in a career of worldwide impact, has shown himself deeply alive to the appeal of this land and to the fate of its people.”

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