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First Permanent Circus Organized in Israel; Will Open in Ramat Gan Tonight

The first permanent circus in Israel — the “Ziratron”–will open here tomorrow evening, with accommodations for 2,000 spectators. The circus includes trapeze artists, clowns, jugglers, acrobats and other circus performers. The circus was organized with the financial assistance of a group of 35 Israel war veterans.

All animals belonging to Sir David Ezra’s private zoo in Calcutta, as well as the extensive zoological library maintained by Lady Ezra, have been donated to the Tel Aviv municipal zoo, it was announced today.