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Auster Returns As Councillor in Jerusalem

Daniel Auster, one of six Jewish municipal councillors recently elected on a united Jewish ticket, who yesterday announced his resignation from office, today withdrew his resignation upon the request of his colleagues.

Mr. Auster resigned as the result of an undisclosed disagreement with the other Jewish members of the council and announced that he was preparing a statement to justify his sudden action.

The resignation came as a surprise, since he had taken the lead in a move to demand the appointment of a Jewish mayor for Jerusalem. Success seemed assured since the Nashashibi group, badly beaten in the election by adherents of Dr. Hussein Khaldi, have joined in the demand.