NEW YORK (Aug. 23)
Joseph Milbauer, well-known poet and for the past 11 years director of the department for French publications of the Jewish Agency in Jeruslem, arrived in the United States on a visit. Mr. Milbauer recently toured North Africa in behalf of Keren Hayesod, the Palestine Foundation Fund.
Mr. Milbauer was born in Poland and lived in Paris for many years, where he published seven volumes of his own poetry in French and an anthology of famous Jewish poets whose works he translated into that language. For 13 years he edited the French-Jewish weekly. L’Universe. He was imprisoned by the Nazis during World War II but escaped. He settled in Israel in 1944.