A one-page typed letter dated December 25, 1984 from Chaim Herzog to United States Senator Daniel P. Moynihann, signed at the conclusion in felt-tip pen “Sincerely Vivian” by Chaim Herzog.
The letter was written as President, on President of Isreal letterhead.
The letter reads in part:
â€œThe more people like Jean [Kirkpatrick] and yourself speak out and attack the United Nations, the better chance we have of stopping the rot and of putting paid to the Soviet campaign. I hope that your withdrawal from Unesco will awaken people to the realities. In this connection I was very interested to read an editorial in the Economist asking why the British Government had not had the initiative to take similar steps in Unesco.â€
The letter measures 8.25″ x 11.5″.
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Herzog was an Irish-born Israeli politician who served as President of Israel from 1983â€“1993.
A staunch defender of Israeli security, he established his political reputation as a military intelligence leader during the Six-Day War in 1967.