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Israeli Guards Surrounded by Arabs, Send Chanukah Gifts

The Israel guards atop Mt. Scopus, who are cut off behind the Arab Legion lines, today sent Chanukah gifts to friends and relatives in Jerusalem and other parts of Israel.

The gifts were sent down with the forthnightly supply convoy which travelled to the Hebrew University-Hadassah Hospital center on the height. Yesterday, when the President of Israel lit the first candle in Jerusalem’s outdoor giant menorah, signifying the beginning of the festival of lights, a torch was ignited on Mt. Scopus to signify the unity of the Israel outpost with the rest of the country.