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Palestine Artists Exhibition Opens on Schedule in Tel Aviv Despite Imminence of War

Despite the possibility of the resumption of war between Israel and seven Arab states, the fifth annual exhibition of Jewish artists — the first in the Jewish state — opened here today on schedule.

Among those attending the opening ceremonies were Interior Minister Isaac Gruenbaum, Labor Minister Mordecai Bentov and consular representatives of various countries. A $2,000 prize for the best painting at the exhibit will be awarded, it was announced.