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German Jewish Novelist Feted on 60th Birthday

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

George Engel, well known German novelist, celebrated his sixtieth birthday. On this occasion he was feted at a banquet given by the Union of German Novelists. Dr. Karl Becker. Prussian Minister of Education was present. He praised Engel as a great artist and social worker.

Engel, who is a scion of an old Jewish family, has described Jewish life in many of his novels.