City of Vienna Awards “medal of Honor” to J.D.C. Representative
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City of Vienna Awards “medal of Honor” to J.D.C. Representative

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The award of a “medal of honor” by the city of Vienna to Theodore Feder, Joint Distribution Committee representative for Austria, for his contributions to the health and welfare of the city, has been announced here by Moses Beckelmann, JDC director general. Mr. Feder has been appointed Joint director in Germany.

The dinner in his honor was attended by James K. Penfield, deputy head of the United States mission to Austria, and Arieh Eshel, Israel Consul General in Vienna. Mr. Feder’s successor in the Austrian post is Fred Ziegellaub, former director of the JDC community relations department in Germany.

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