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Rabbi Assaf, Israel Supreme Court Justice, Elected Rector of Hebrew University

Rabbi Simha Assaf, Professor of Gaonic and Rabbinic Literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem was elected by the Senate of fie University as Rector for the academic years 19^8-50, it was announced here today the American Friends of the Hebrew University. Last week Rabbi Assaf was elected by the Israeli State Council as one of five justices of its newly-established Supreme Court.