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Eisenhower Signs Bill Enabling Israeli to Be United with Father

President Eisenhower has signed a special bill adopted by Congress to enable an Israeli and his aged father to be reunited in this country.

Samuel Levenstein, of Hillside, New Jersey, came to this country shortly after the conclusion of World War II. He has a son, Harry P. Levenstein, 30 years old, now living in Israel Father and son have not seen each other for 19 years since both left their home in Poland when the Nazis invaded that country. The son could not, under existing laws, be admitted to the United States because he has a tubercular condition.

Recently, Congresswoman Florence P. Dwyer, of Elizabeth, N.J., the district in which the elder Levenstein lives, introduced in Congress a special bill lifting the ban against Harry Levenstein’s admission as an immigrant. Now that President Eisenhower has signed the bill, enacting it into law, the son is expected to arrive from Israel to be reunited with his father.