Institute of Contemporary Jewish History Dedicated at Hebrew.
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Institute of Contemporary Jewish History Dedicated at Hebrew.

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An Institute of Contemporary Jewish History, and a new dormitory at the Hebrew University, both bearing the name of the late Yosef Sprin-zak, first Speaker in Israel’s Knesset (Parliament), were dedicated here today.

Among those who paid tribute to the late Speaker were Welfare Minister Yosef Burg; Knesset Speaker Kaddish Luz; Dr. Nahum Goldmann, president of the World Zionist Organization; and Dr. Moshe Davis, director of the Institute, Earlier, members of the Knesset and Government officials, who participated in the dedication, had visited Mr. Sprinzak’s grave on Mount Herzi.

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