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Argentine Jews Open Campaign to Finance Forest in Israel Honoring National Hero

A campaign to raise funds in Argentina to plant a forest on Jewish National Fund land in Israel in honor of Gen. San Martin, Argentine national hero, was inaugurated here last night at a mass meeting addressed by Senator Diego Molinari, who recently returned from a visit to Israel, and J. Zerubavel, member of the Jewish Agency executive. The project is supported by the major Jewish groups in Argentina.

At a press conference, Zerubavel, a Mapam leader, attacked the Israel Government’s stand on the Korean conflict, asserting that “nobody believes that it is the United Nations which is fighting North Korea.” He also criticized the Israel Government’s domestic policies.