Item #3294 The Jerusalem Post, Souvenir Album; Sadat In Jerusalem. Anwar Sadat.
The Jerusalem Post, Souvenir Album; Sadat In Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Post, Souvenir Album; Sadat In Jerusalem

Jerusalem: Jerusalem Post, November 19-21, 1977. First Edition. Pictorial glossy cover. 13.75" x 11.5", 64 pp. Includes articles and photographs of Sadat's historic trip to Israel to meet with Menachim Begin and his government in pursuit of a more enduring peace. The back inside cover of this magazine is an advertisement for the King David Hotel which served as the headquarters for the Egyptian delegation. The entire issue is dedicated to the events surrounding the visit. On 19–21 November 1977, President of Egypt Anwar Sadat visited Jerusalem. The purpose of the visit was to address the Knesset, the legislative body in Israel, to try to advance the Israeli-Arab peace process. Sadat met with senior Israeli officials, including Prime Minister Menachem Begin. It was the first visit of its kind by an Arab leader to Israel. At that time, the two countries were considered at war. Sadat signed this back page advertisement dedicated to the staff of the hotel. Pictorial cover wear, bottom right corner clipped and ruffled with edge wear, balance of pages have some wear in the same location. Item #3294

"Thanks for the very warm hospitality that I've received here. My deep Gratitude to all the staff " /s/ Anwar Sadat.

Price: $750.00

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