NEW YORK (May. 19)
More than 400 Hadassah women today sailed as pilgrims for Israel aboard the S.S. Jerusalem to participate in the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Jewish State.
Among the dignitaries seeing the Hadassah Pilgrimage off at the pier were former Senator Herbert H. Lehman, general chairman of the American Committee for Israel’s Tenth Anniversary Celebration, and Israel Ambassador Abba Eban. The Pilgrimage is slated to reach Haifa June 2, after stopovers at Palma de Majorca and Naples.