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Comprehensive High School Named for Mrs. Lehman Dedicated in Negev

Dimona, a Negev desert township halfway between Beersheba and the Dead Sea, was host today to a group of members of a mission of the Women’s Division of the United Jewish Appeal at dedication ceremonies for the Edith Lehman Comprehensive High School. Mrs. Lehman is the widow of the former Governor and Senator Herbert H. Lehman.

Dr. Israel Goldstein, president of the Keren Hayesod, and Education Minister Zalman Aranne addressed the ceremony which was opened by Dimona Mayor G. Sabag. Mrs. Burt Siris of New York headed the visiting women UJA leaders. The school will provide secondary education for hundreds of Dimona’s currently idle youth. The school was built with contributions by the New York Women’s Division through the UJA Israel Education Fund.