Jewish Recruitment Circular No. 7 for the British Army
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“Turn your fury into deeds Volunteer!” DOV YOSEF. [BERNARD JOSEPH].
Circular Letter Signed (Mimeographed). December 13, 1942. Jerusalem. 1 p., 8 x 12 in. In Hebrew.
“Following the horrible news concerning the mass extermination of our brethren in Europe...increase of mobilization is a must for every one of us...Many more thousands are needed to fight our enemy...to counter the terrible war declared on our people.”
Dov Yosef (1899-1980), born Bernard Joseph, was a member of David Ben-Gurion’s Mapai party. He was elected to the Knesset and at various times held the positions of minister of Justice, Development, Agriculture, and Health.