Netanyahu said that he gave Putin in Sochi

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in fotomonster of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting. 23 August 2017Netanyahu said that he gave Putin in Sochi© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that during a meeting in Sochi the President of Russia Vladimir Putin presented to him an excerpt from the first in the world edition of the Tanach with review the largest medieval Rabbi Rashi. About this he wrote in Facebook.

Israeli Prime Minister posted a video, which depicted the time of the transfer of the gift. «This manuscript, which a little more than 20 pages. Israel is the Tanakh with the first comment of Rashi, but it lacks a few dozen pages,» commented a video of Netanyahu.

According to the head of the Israeli government, a new gift, as passed by Putin in the March copy of «the Jewish war» the ancient historian Josephus 1526 edition, will be sent to the National library.

«I am grateful to President Putin for the friendship and significant cooperation between us,» concluded Netanyahu.

The meeting of Netanyahu and Putin took place in Sochi on August 23.

Tanach — the adopted Hebrew name of the Jewish Holy Scriptures. It is an acronym composed of the names of the three collections of sacred Judaism texts. The Tanakh is almost identical with the old Testament.