BUENOS AIRES (Aug. 5)
President Juen D. Peron Yesterday joined in ringing the Israeli national anthem when he attended a reception given by the Jewish community in honor of Dr. Pablo Manguel, Argentine Minister to Tel Aviv, who arrived hers on leave. General and Mrs. Peron were given a great ovation by the assembly which heard tributes to Gen. and Mrs. Peron and to Dr. Manguel by leaders of the Jewish community and by Yaakov Tsur, Israel Minister to the Argentine.
During the course of the meeting it was announced that Argentine’s highest decoration would he bestowed on Dr. Chaim Weizmann, President of Israel. The presentation will be made by Dr. Manguel when he returns to his post. In speeches on the conception, both President and Mrs. Peron reiterated their appreciation for the welcome and expressed their friendship for the Jewish community and for the statue of Israel.
An President Peron was entering the bell, a partisan was headed to him asking that 30 Jewish writers stranded in Paris he admitted to Argentine. It was announced during the meeting that President Peron had read the petition and had immediately founded to order the admission of the 30 men.