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International Maccabiah Games Executive Formed; to Run 1965 Competition

The formation of an International Maccabiah Games executive committee, with authority over the seventh World Maccabiah Games scheduled to open in the summer of 1965, was announced here today by Haskell Cohen, president of the United States Committee of Sports for Israel, Inc.

The committee, whose executive office will be in London, will be headed by Pierre Gildesgame of England, chairman of the Maccabi World Union, which originated the Maccabiah Games. The competition is held every four years in Israel under the World Union’s sponsorship.