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Netherlands Queen Receives President of U.S. Synagogue Council

Queen Juliana received Dr. Norman Salit, president of the Synagogue Council of America, in a private audience here today. The Council represents Orthodox, Reform and Conservative synagogues in the United States.

During the audience, Dr. Salit presented the Queen with a framed citation from the Council expressing the gratitude of the Jews to the Dutch people for the assistance they gave the Jews during the late war and the Nazi occupation. The Queen, after accepting the citation, ordered that it be displayed in the Amsterdam City Hall.