$1,000,000 High School Building Dedicated at Hebrew University Campus

Dedication ceremonies and first classes were held here yesterday at the new Hebrew University High School, a $1,000,000 structure on the Hebrew University Campus. The National Council of Jewish Women of the United States contributed more than half of the funds for the construction of this latest addition to Israel’s educational system. Until now, classes of this high school had been scattered in borrowed quarters in various sections of Jerusalem.

Mrs. Joseph Willen, of New York, president of the NCJW, sent a special message read at the dedication ceremonies, declaring that the high school, “even working in insufficient quarters,” had become “a shining beacon for all Israeli education, and indeed for much of the Near East and Africa.”

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