GCM00824 Ambassador Abba Eban delivers speech

Author:  Alexander Archer Photography
Date: November 29, 1950

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Photographic print. 8" x 10". original envelope contents: 1 photographic print.


American Committee for Hebrew University
Marshall, George C.


Secretary of Defense Marshall at dinner of American Committee for Hebrew University celebrating 76th birthday of President of Israel and third anniversary of United Nations’ decision on Israel, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York.

Ambassador Eban delivers speech at U.I.T. dinner. Also pictured (left to right): Moshe Sharett, Marshall, Abraham Feinberg, Henry Morgenthau Jr. and Tzipora Meirov


“November 29, 1947, marks the classic turning-point in the fortunes of Israel,” Ambassador Eban said. “Before that date we achieved no victories. Since that date we have suffered no defeats. Before the establishment of the state of Israel, we were supplicants and mendicants before the civilized conscience of mankind. The United Nations decision of November 29, 1947, marked the emergence of the Jewish people from anonymity and its entry and full acceptance into the world family of nations.”

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