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Ben Gurion Receives Minister of Church Which Eisenhower Attends

The Rev. Edward Elson, Minister of the church President Eisenhower attends in Washington, was received by Premier David Ben Gurion. The Rev. Elson, a leading member of the American Friends of the Middle East, which has been unfriendly to Israel, is spending five days in Israel during a tour of the Middle East.

In an interview with the Jerusalem Post, Rev. Elson said that the American Friends may consider establishing a “field office” in Israel. Contrasting what he sees on this visit with what he saw on his last visit to Israel in 1952, Rev. Elson called developments in Israel “impressive.”