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First Greek Envoy to Israel Flies to Tel Aviv; Appointment of Jew Protested by Rightists

Joseph Mallah, the first Greek diplomatic representative to Israel, left today by air for Tel Aviv. His staff will follow him on Saturday.

The appointment of Mr. Mallah, a Jew who represented his native country at the League of Nations in the pre-war era, came under attack by the Greek rightists. Both parliamentary deputies and some rightist newspapers scored the Foreign Ministry’s choice of a Jew as its diplomatic representative.