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Chicago Group, National Women’s Unit Join UJA Mission in Israel

A special mission of 13 Chicago Jewish leaders, representing the Combined Jewish Appeal, arrived here today. The mission will spend 12 days in Israel studying facilities of the Jewish Agency, as well as of Malben, ORT, the Joint Distribution Committee and other beneficiaries of Chicago Combined Jewish Appeal campaigns.

At the same time, 21 leaders of the national women’s division of the United Jewish Appeal arrived here on a 14-day study mission. The women leaders joined the 200 members of the 12th annual UJA mission, already here, who attended a dinner tonight given by Premier Levi Eshkol.