Stolen Israeli historical documents on sale in US

A number of valuable historic documents stolen from some of Israel’s leading research institutions, including the Weizmann and
Jabotinsky institutes, are being offered for sale in the United States, The Jerusalem Post has learned.
Antiquities expert John Reznikoff, who owns and operates University Archives, an antiquities dealership in Westport,
Connecticut, told the Post on Monday that “all the major archives in Israel are being looted, and the items are ending up here in
the US. Jewish culture is being sold for pennies on the dollar, and there’s a general malaise at the institutions in Israel about the
situation.

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Autor: Klaus Graf

Historiker und Archivar, Blogger

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