A scanned copy of the original Letter from Elias B. Bandak, Mayor of Bethlehem, recounting and authenticating the Nativity Stones shipment to Stanley Slotkin in the US.
".... During February 1964, Mr. Stanley S. Slotkin was on a pilgrimage in the Holy Land, and his visit to the Basilica of Nativity at Bethlehem, coincided with the time when the actual digging was taking place. A quantity of rocks was being removed from this site, drawing the attention of Mr. Slotkin, and he thought if he could acquire some of these stones, he would undertake to distribute them to museums and churches in the United States of America, with the conviction that these stones will create interest in all faiths..."
Thank you letter from Johan Klehs, Assemblyman of the California Legislature
October 21st, 1983
Thank you letter that was sent to Stanley Slotkin upon receiving the Nativity Stones.
Thank you letter from Mike Roose, Floor Leader of the California Legislature
November 4th , 1983
A warm thank you letter that was sent to Stanley Slotkin upon receiving the Nativity Stones.
Thank you letter from Ed Davis, California State Senator
November 3rd , 1983
A warm thank you letter that was sent to Stanley Slotkin upon receiving the nativity stone where he asks to share the Nativity Stones with his love ones.
Thank you letter from Eric Seastrand, Assemblyman of the California Legislature
November 21st , 1983
A heartwarming thank you letter that was sent to Stanley Slotkin upon receiving the Nativity stone where he asks to spread the word about the Nativity Stones.
Letter from the Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure of Israel
The Geological Survey Letter from the Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure of Israel confirming the geological composition of the Nativity Stones matching the stone from the Manger Room of the Cave of the Nativity.
"... Geological Location: The two samples are chalk indicative of the Menuha Formation which outcrops in the Bethlehem region. The town of Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity are located on this Formation."
Letter from George G. Bandak, the priest of the Church of the Nativity
September 14th, 1995
A scanned copy of the original Letter from George G. Bandak, Priest of The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, recounting and authenticating the Nativity Stones.
Vatican Authenticates the Nativity Stones
November 10th, 2000
Letter to the Nativity Stones from the Law Office Kershaw, Fuligini and Fabbri stating that the Vatican unequivocally authenticated the Nativity Stones from the birthplace of Jesus Christ and approves it for the 2000 Jubilee.
" The authenticity and origin of the “Nativity Stones” was reconfirmed by the Assembly of Catholic Bishops of the Holy Land, General Secretariat of the Great Jubilee of the Year 2000, as signatory party of the License Agreement granting use of the Jubilee Logo..."
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