BOSTON (Apr. 25)
Yohanan Cohen, Israeli Consul here, addressed a joint session of the Massachusetts State Senate and House of Representatives here today after which both branches of the Legislature adopted a resolution extending “greetings and best wishes to the State of Israel upon the 18th anniversary of its founding.”
The Israeli Consul had been invited for the address by the president of the Senate and the Speaker of the House. He was received at the State House, prior to his appearance before the joint session, by Gov. John A. Volpe, Mayor John F. Collins, and many other state and city dignitaries, as well as heads of foreign consulates here. Later, Mr. Cohen held a reception in honor of Israel’s Independence Day at his Government’s consulate here.