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Palestine Jews to Establish Physical Education Institute Named After Gen. Wingate

An institute for physical education, named after the late Maj. Gen. Orde U. Wingate, who was killed in a plane crash in Burma last week, will be established by the Jewish National Council, it was announced here today. The Council’s executive committee also announced that it had conveyed its condolences to the War Office in London.

The Palestine Hebrew press carries articles on Wingate’s amazing career and editorials praising his friendship for the Jewish people. At the weekly session of the Jewish Agency executive today, David Ben-Gurion, Agency chairman, eulogized Wingate. Similar tribute was paid by Mayor Israel Rokach at a meeting of the Tel Aviv municipal council.