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Weizmann becomes the first President of Israel...

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May 17, 1948

NEW YORK POST, May 17, 1948 

* Chaim Weizmann becomes 1st President of Israel 
* A very significant Judaica item

The top of page 2 has a banner headline: "Weizmann Accepts Israel Presidency--Huge Rally Here Hails New State" with photo of Weizmann. (see) Small archival mend along the top margin slightly affects the letter "P" in President. First report coverage on Chaim Azriel Weizmann becoming the first president of the State of Israel. The front page and page 3 have nice headlines concerning the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.
Complete with 44 pages, tabloid size issue, a little spine wear, small library stamp on the front page, generally good.

Category: The 20th Century

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