Tel aviv (Apr. 19)
Impressive ceremonies marked the opening yesterday of the first international exhibition of Jewish art and Culture, commemorating the name of Chaim Nachman Bialk, the Hebrew national poet who died last year.
The ceremonies took place in the Tel Aviv amphitheatre, and attracted thousands of persons. The exhibition was opened by Meier Dizengoff, the Mayor of Tel Aviv, and was addressed by Nahum Sokolow, president of the World Zionist Organization.
The exhibition contains a collection of Hebrew papers which have appearde in all parts of the world since 1863. It also displays a collection of Jewish papers appearing in Palestine in eleven different languages and dialects.
POSTERS ON DISPLAY
A special section of the exhibition which is attracting attention is one devoted to Palestine posters. All the placards, Jewish and government, published in Palestine for the last thirty years, are displayed in this section, giving a review of the life in Palestine during that period.
The exhibit also contains a section of Hebrew books published in Palestine since 1576.
Other sections are devoted to pedagogy, the development of the Hebrew language, painting and sculpture, architecture and the Hebrew theatre.