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Israel Ship Plays Host to Ball of American-israel Fund

On the eve of its second voyage, the S.S. Israel, Israel’s newest and largest passenger ship, played host last night to the annual ball of the Israel Maritime League Committee of the American Fund for Israel Institutions. Several hundred guests attended the event, which raised $30,000 toward the Fund’s campaign for $1,870,000 for the support of many of the leading educational and cultural institutions in Israel. Chairmen of the event were Gottlieb Hammer, president of the American-Israeli Shipping Company; Henry Mechutan; Rapahel Recanati, and Roger Starr.