Israel State Archives in Search of King George's Penpal

Yehudit Ya'avetz, a 12-year-old girl who immigrated to Palestine from Germany, sent the King of England a blessing from the Holy Land in 1935 for helping Jews escape Europe.

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On May 6, 1935 a girl from Palestine wrote a letter to George V, the King of England. The girl, Yehudit Ya'avetz, was 12 and had immigrated to Palestine...