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Mrs. Roosevelt Honored in Israel; Welcomed by Immigrant Children

Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt was welcomed today at the Beersheba Youth Aliyah Center with a large bouquet of flowers bearing her name. The bouquet was presented to her by two wards of the institution, one from Turkey and the other from Morocco.

She also took part in the ceremony of naming the Youth Aliyah center at Afikim after Mrs. Vera Weizmann, widow of Israel’s first president. Mrs. Roosevelt, who is a world patron of Youth Aliyah, and Mrs. Weizmann, who is honorary chairman of World Child’s Day for Youth Aliyah in 1962, signed a proclamation of the day. Copies will be sent to Youth Aliyah supporters throughout the world.