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Jews in Soviet Union Send Greetings to Ben-gurion on 80th Birthday

David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s honored elder statesman, whose 80th birthday is now being celebrated throughout the country, has received a number of birthday greetings from the Soviet Union, it became known here today. Some of the greetings from the USSR were in excellent Hebrew, others had been written in Russian.

A number of the pieces of mail addressed from the USSR to Mr. Ben-Gurion had carried only his name, without any specific address, but the Israeli Post Office directed the mail to Mr. Ben-Gurion’s residence or office.