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Goldstein Flies to South America on Tercentenary Mission

Dr. Israel Goldstein, president of the American Jewish Congress and chairman of the Western Hemisphere Executive of the World Jewish Congress, left New York by plane for South and Central America today on a ten-day mission to some of the oldest Jewish settlements in the New World. Dr. Goldstein is undertaking his flying visit on the eve of the American Jewish Tercentenary celebration, which opens on September 12, in order to convey the greetings of the Jewish community of the United States to the Jewish communities of Recife, Brazil, Paramaribo, Surinam, and Curacao, which were among the first to be founded in the entire Western hemisphere.