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Ben-gurion’s Birthday Celebrated in Rio, Johannesburg and London

The second of two celebrations marking the 80th birthday of Israel’s former Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion was conducted here last night by the Zionist Organization of Brazil. All Jewish organizations and institutions in Brazil participated in this event. Earlier this weekend, a separate observance of Mr. Ben-Gurion’s birthday was held at the Bialik Library. Principal speakers at this event were Israel’s Ambassador to Brazil, Joseph Nahmias, Dr. Samuel Malamud and Leo Schmelziner.