Delegation of Jews in Germany Greets Adenauer on 80th Birthday
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Delegation of Jews in Germany Greets Adenauer on 80th Birthday

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A delegation from the Central Council of Jews in Germany today called on Chancellor Konrad Adenauer to pay the respects of German Jewry to the West German leader on the occasion of his 80th birthday.

The delegation included: Dr. H.G. van Dam, secretary general of the council; Dr. Emil Lichtigfeld, Chief Rabbi of Hesse, who presented a Bible printed in Hebrew in Jerusalem to Dr. Adenauer, and Heinz Galinski, head of the Berlin Jewish community who presented the Chancellor with a seven branched candelabrum Dr. F.E. Shinnar, head of the Israel Purchasing Mission in Germany, also called on the Chancellor to present his felicitations.

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