HAIFA (Apr. 15)
A children’s village on the slopes of Mt. Carmel named Yemin Orde in memory of the late British General Orde Wingate was dedicated yesterday at ceremonies attended by Premier David Ben Gurion, the widow of the beloved pro-Jewish general the British Minister to Israel and a number of government officials.
The Premier recalled the constant help given the Jews of Palestine by Gen. Wingate, who died in an air crash in Burma in 1944. Mrs. Wingate read a message from Prime Minister Winston Churchill and then told the assemblage that her late husband, who did not like monuments but who loved children, would have been happy to see children in this village raised in the Jewish tradition.