NEW YORK (Dec. 11)
Members of the diplomatic and consular corps, prominent personalities in the world of fashion and civic and Jewish communal leaders attended the world premiere showing today of the Israel-International Fashion Show at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel here. The show, under the auspices of the Israel Bond Organization, features designs, fabrics and furs from 20 nations and includes models created by leading couturiers of France, Italy, Israel, the United States, England, Ireland and Chile.
Members of the United Nations diplomatic corps who attended the premiere included Ambassadors Michael Comay of Israel, Frederick H. Boland of Ireland, Agda Rossel of Sweden, C.W.A. Schurmann of The Netherlands, and Jacinto Castel Borja of the Philippines. Other Israeli diplomats attending the showing included Aryeh Manor, Economic Minister, and Miss Hava Hareli of the Israel UN delegation. Also attending were French Consul General Raymond Laporte, Consul General Masahide Kanayama of Japan, Consul General Hannikainen of Finland and Mrs. Judith Beilin, Consul of Israel in New York.
During 1963, the fashion show will be staged in Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, Montreal, New York, Rochester, Pittsburgh, Newark, Cincinnati, Boston, Detroit, Paterson, San Francisco, Buffalo, Philadelphia, St. Louis and other U.S. and Canadian communities.