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Abyssinian Government Decorates Dr. Faitlovitch

The Abyssinian government has be stowed a decoration of an officer of the “Order of the Ethiopian Star” upon Dr. Jaques Faitlovitch, the international explorer and executive director of the work among the Falashas in Abyssinia, conducted under the auspices of the American Pro-Falasha Committee, according to an announcement yesterday from the Committee’s office in New York.

Dr. Faitlovitch has made six expeditions into Abyssinia, during which he made scientific studies of the Falasha, a people that has observed the Jewish faith for over 2,000 years. King Tafari Makonen of Abyssinia had previously granted Dr. Faitlovitch a personal contribution towards his explorations.