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Senate Group Confirms Mcdonald As Ambassador to Israel; Sharet to See Acheson Friday

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee today confirmed the nomination of James G. McDonald as Ambassador to Israel. The nomination was passed without any objection.

The State Department today announced that Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Sharet, who is scheduled to arrive in the U.S. tomorrow, will confer with Secretary of State Dean Acheson here Friday. They will discuss Israeli-American relations, a Department spokesman declared.