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Tourist Season Starts in Israel; 500 Visitors Land for Two-day Tour

The Israel tourist season was off to a flying start today when 500 visitors on a world cruise landed for a two-day visit of historic sites and more modern places of interest and entertainment.

Tourist officials announced today that Bedouins from the Negev and Israel Druze and Circassians will participate in the “Adloyada,” the national Purim carnival which will be held in Tel Aviv next week. The Bedouins, mounted on horses and camels, will be led by their own sheiks in parades. The Druze and Circassions, also in national costumes, will perform Oriental dances at the huge spectacle which in past years was a tourist attraction. This is the first “Adloyada” since the war, when the festival was suspended.