LONDON (Sep. 13)
An Israel exhibition was opened here today at Selfridge’s, one of London’s largest department stores. The display launched Israel’s drive to increase its share in Britain’s imports. The first Israeli trade and cultural exhibition in Britain, it showed mostly food and fashion items, as well as coins and other archaeological artifacts.
The Israel Ambassador to Britain was welcomed to the opening by Sir Rex Cohen, the store’s chairman. Others attending the opening were representatives of the London Chamber of Commerce, Marks and Spencer, the Anglo-Israel Chamber of Trade in London, the United Synagogue, and the Board of Trade.