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Maccabean Winter Sports Festival Opens in Festive Atmosphere in Zakopans

opened here today continuing until February 5th.

Among those who have arrived in Zakopane are two hundred and fifty Jewish athletes from Austria, Czechos# vakia, Yugoslavia, Germany and I One hundred and fifty athletes Poland are also here for the event well as many guests from abroad and representatives of the press.

A reception was held last night which was attended by representatives of the Foreign Office and the State Department for Physical Culture.

Last spring, a Maccabean Festival was held in Palestine. The winter Festival was transferred to Zakopane because of the snow and ice facilities for winter sports.