New York (Nov. 21)
General Bernard L. Montgomery will act as honorary chairman of an American Committee to establish a memorial in Palestine in honor of Brigadier Frederick H. Kisch, chief engineer of Montgomery’s Eighth Army, and political chief of the Jewish Agency for Palestine from 1923 to 1931, it was announced last night by Prof. Albert Einstein, chairman of the committee.
The memorial project is sponsored by the American Society for the Advancement of the Hebrew Institute of Technology in Haifa. Brigadier Kisch was a trustee of that institution for many years. It is proposed to establish laboratories for electrical and industrial engineering at the Haifa Institute to be known as the Kisch Memorial Laboratories. General Montgomery cabled his acceptance to Dr. Einstein in a message sent through General Dwight D. Eisenhower from Algiers.