Ben-Gurion to Visit Jewish Institutes of Higher Learning

Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, who is arriving here tonight from Washington, will visit three Jewish institutions of higher learning here on Wednesday, and will address special student assemblies at each of them, it was learned here today.

The visiting Israeli Premier will be received by the faculty and students of the Jewish Theological Seminary at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, when he will be presented with a photostatic copy of the oldest manuscript in the Seminary library–the tractate Avoda Zara, of the Babylonian Talmud.

Later in the morning, Mr. Ben-Gurion will visit the campus of Yeshiva University, where he will be received by the faculty and students. Greetings will be extended the Prime Minister by Naomi Shapiro, daughter of Israel’s Minister of the Interior, and Pearl and Judah Rosenberg, children of Knesset member Israel Rosenberg, who are students at Yeshiva.

At noon, the Prime Minister will proceed to the New York campus of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, where he will be met by president Nelson Glueck, members of the faculty and the student body.

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