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New Shipment of Religious Objects Received in Israel; to Be Brought to Jerusalem

The Religious Ministry today received a shipment of 22 cases of religious articles and ancient art objects belonging to Jewish synagogues and communities abroad. They will be transferred to Jerusalem after the Succoth holidays.

The Haifa oil refineries are expected to reopen within a few days, reports reaching here from Haifa said today. Stocks of crude oil at the plants are said to be sufficient to resume refining operations. The refineries have been closed down since April, 1948.