Former South African Premier Presents Bust of Himself to Hebrew University
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Former South African Premier Presents Bust of Himself to Hebrew University

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Field Marshal Jan Christian Smuts, former Premier of South Africa and long-time friend of Zionism, last night presented a bust of himself to South African Supreme Court Justice Leopold Greenberg for transfer to the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. The presentation of the bust, by the sculptor Moses Kottler, was made at an academic gathering at the Witwatersrand University.

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