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Israel Consul General in Montreal Given Farewell Dinner by Community

David Rivlin, Consul General of Israel in Montreal for the past three years, was honored last night by over 700 local Jewish community leaders at a farewell testimonial dinner held at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel.

Among the speakers at the reception were: Ambassador of Israel Gershon Avener and Panamanian Consul General Edourado E. de Diego, dean of the Montreal consular corps, who made a presentation on benalf of the diplomatic corps. Allan Bronfman presented Mr. Rivlin with an illuminated scroll which recorded that 3,000 trees will be planted in the Canada Forest near Jerusalem and will be known as the Rivlin Grove.