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Palestine/Yishuv: participant's pin from the 1st World Congress of Jewish Physicians, in Tel Aviv, 1936; not maker-marked; size: 26mm; weight: 5.35g. Initiated at the behest of Dr.
Item code: 0132759

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Palestine/Yishuv: participant's pin from the 1st World Congress of Jewish Physicians, in Tel Aviv, 1936; not maker-marked; size: 26mm; weight: 5.35g. Initiated at the behest of Dr. Moshe Sherman, Dr. A. Friedman and Dr. Ben-Zion Hershkowitz, the congress took place in April 1936 at the time of the start of the Arab Revolt. Under the sponsorship of the Jewish Agency, Jewish National Fund, Palestine Foundation Fund, and the Hebrew University, 120 Jewish physicians from around the world attended, and Dr. Chaim Weizmann, president of the Jewish Agency, delivered the opening address.