I have the pleasure
to introduce myself to your good person and thank you for
The Scribe card duly received. The Scribe is
a highly interesting magazine for me to read. As such I
am enclosing herewith a US$20.00 cash note in payment for
the copy of the coming Rosh Hashanah issue.
is a past member of the Histadruth Management Body, also
a member in the WOJAC management organisation.
At WOJAC Congress held in Paris in 1975 and
at the WOJAC Congress held in London at the
year 1983, I had the pleasure to meet you in person (if
you remember) in my capacity as a member in the aforesaid
in the Histadruth was for a long time, during which I befriended
prominent personalities in the Israeli Government and in
particular, I mention Mr Yitshak Navon was so intimate that
he graciously agreed to have a photo with me and with the
late Dr Mansour Nourallah (a good friend of mine); in the
left side of the picture the ex-President, Mr Yitshak Navon
appears, in the midst the late Dr Mansour Nourallah and
at the right side appears the undersigned. The late father
of Dr Mansour Nourallah, the late Dr Nourallah who died
in Baghdad in the year 1953, was a very well-known person
in the Baghdadi society for his kind and helpful attitude
to the sick, poor and needy persons who used to flock to
his clinic throughout the period of his life.
who was a very sociable person, wrote a lot of his experiences
and memories which happened to him in his life, covering
jokes and short stories. His son, the late Dr Mansour Nourallah,
gathered all these memories of his late father and printed
them out in a book which I take pleasure in sending you
under separate cover a copy of. I hope youll enjoy
In Israel, the
late Dr Mansour Nourallah, who was attached to the Histadruth
Organisation, followed his fathers tradition. He was
highly esteemed and loved by the Iraqi community, who used
to attend to him for medical treatment.
view of the foregoing, I would be highly obliged to you
if you will insert the attached picture, a historical one,
in your coming Rosh Hashanah issue of The
Scribe, and thank you so much in advance for this favour.
Bnei Brak, Israel
Thank you for
your letter which is receiving attention.
you for the book of jokes which appears to be the same as
the original I had many years ago.
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