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Strike of Israel Teachers Averted by Last-minute Agreement; Schools Open Today

A last-minute agreement between the Ministry of Education and the Israel Teachers Union last night averted a strike which had been threatened for tomorrow, the first day of the new school session. An agreement was signed at midnight.

Minister of Religions Judah L. Maimon today visited Eylath, in Southern Israel, and reviewed Israel troops stationed there. Rabbi Maimon was flown to Eylath in a military plane. He was accompanied by the Army’s chief chaplain. After the review, he addressed the troops and wished them a happy new year.