Leyden (Sep. 10)
Several famous Jewish scholars, among them Professor Silvain Levi, the great Sanscrit authority, who is also President of the Alliance Israelite Universelle, read papers to the International Congress of Orientalists, which has bee meeting here this week under the patronage of the Prince Consort. The Queen received at the Royal Palace at The Hague a number of delegates representing foreign Governments, including Dr. L. Mayer of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, who represented the Palestine Government. Dr. David Yellin and Mr. Billig. also represented the Hebrew University, and Dr. Yellin read a paper at the Sixth Section of the Congress, which dealt with the Languages of the Section of the Congress, which dealt with the Languages of the Semitic Peoples.
The publications of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem were exhibited among the publications of other universities.
The Government arranged a number of functions in honour of the delegates, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and of Education delivered speeches of welcome.