40 Years On, Rare, Intimate Photos of Begin and Sadat Signing Peace Agreement

National Library of Israel releases rare photos as the world marks 40 years to the Israeli-Egyptian peace agreement

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Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat, January 8 1980.
Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat, January 8 1980.Credit: From the Dan Hadani Archive, National Library of Israel [Photo Credit: Dan Hadani]
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As the world marks the 40th anniversary of the Israeli-Egyptian Peace Treaty, the National Library of Israel has released dozens of rare photos showing the two country’s leaders – Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat – sharing moments of friendship and laughter. 

In Egypt, December, 1977Credit: From the Dan Hadani Archive, National Library of Israel [Photo Credit: Yossi Rot]
With Hosni Mubarak and Moshe Dayan in Egypt, December, 1977.Credit: From the Dan Hadani Archive, National Library of Israel [Photo Credit: Dan Hadani]
At Blair House in WashingtonCredit: From the Dan Hadani Archive, National Library of Israel [Photo Credit: Dan Hadani]
In Egypt, December, 1977.Credit: From the Dan Hadani Archive, National Library of Israel [Photo Credit: Yossi Rot]
In Ofira, June, 1981.Credit: From the Dan Hadani Archive, National Library of Israel [Photo Credit: Dan Hadani]
In Haifa, September, 1979.Credit: From the Dan Hadani Archive, National Library of Israel [Photo Credit: Dan Hadani]
With Jimmy Carter during a dinner following the signing ceremony.Credit: From the Dan Hadani Archive, National Library of Israel [Photo Credit: Dan Hadani]
In Ofira, June, 1981.Credit: From the Dan Hadani Archive, National Library of Israel [Photo Credit: Dan Hadani]
With Jimmy Carter during the signing ceremony of the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty in 1979.Credit: From the Dan Hadani Archive, National Library of Israel [Photo Credit: Dan Hadani]
January 8 1980.Credit: From the Dan Hadani Archive, National Library of Israel [Photo Credit: Dan Hadani]

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