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Philadelphia Group Announces Addition of New Hebrew U. Campus

A fifth campus will be added to the facilities of the Hebrew University, when the university opens its 40th academic year this month, it was announced here last night at the first annual conference of the mid-Atlantic region of the American Friends of the Hebrew University.

Speaking at the conference, Bernard Cherrick, executive vice-president of the university, stated that the new campus has been established at Haifa, and will be devoted primarily to the training of teachers to help solve the critical problem of expanding education for Israel’s children. Other campuses are at Jerusalem, at Ein Karem, Zehovot, and two in Tel Aviv.

Avraham Harman, Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, addressed the conference. Other participants were Myer Feinstein, Philadelphia community leader who was the conference chairman; Professor Solly Cohen, eminent Hebrew University physicist; Judge Louis E. Levinthal, chairman of the board of governors of the Hebrew University; Samuel H. Daroff and Mrs. Albert Farber, leaders of the American Friends in Philadelphia; and Seymour Fishman, executive vice-president of the American Friends of the Hebrew University.