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Israel Flag Raised over New Consulate in Istanbul; Thousands of Jews Cheer

The Israel flag was today raised over the newly-established consulate here, while thousands of Jews gathered about the building cheered.

It was announced that the Turkish Government has approved the appointment of Victor Eliyasher as Israel rice-consul here. Mr. Eliyaeshar, who originally came here as a representative of the Israel Immigration Department, is the first Israel diplomatic representative to achieve recognition from Turkey.