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30,000 Gather at Wailing Wall to Mark Observance of Tisha B’av

An estimated 30, 000 Jews assembled at the wailing Wall last night to mark the observance of Tisha b’Av, which commemorates the destruction of the Temple, of which the Wailing Wall is the only remaining section.

High Commissioner Sir Harold MacMacheal today paid a farewell visit to the Hebrew University, where he heard a report of the University’s development in recent years and its contributions to the war effort.