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2 Jewish Girls Honored in Argentine

Gitl Teitel, 13-year-old Jewish girl, has been awarded a gold medal by the Minister of Navy for the best school essay on the Argentine navy. She is the daughter of a Jewish tailor who immigrated to Argentina from Poland seven years ago.

Another Jewish girl, Hadassah Helfgott, aged 15, was awarded the only gold medal issued to a graduate of the public schools. Despite her young age, she was graduated as teacher of English. British embassy representatives and members of the British colony attended her graduation.