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Israel Mayor Presents Bible to Mayor of New York at City Hall

Mayor Oved Ben-Ami of Nathanya, Israel, today presented to Mayor Vincent R. Impellitteri a specially bound and inscribed Hebrew Bible sent by the citizens of his city as a token of friendship for the people of New York.

Mr. Ben Ami, who is in the United States in connection with the current drive of the United Jewish Appeal, also presented to the New York Mayor a hand-lettered and decorated scroll commemorating the fact that one of Nathanya’s most important thoroughfares has been named “New York Avenue.” The presentation ceremony took place at City Hall.