NEW YORK (Jun. 26)
More than 50 prominent Americans will be in Israel this week to attend the annual meeting of the international Board of Governors of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, it was announced here today by Samuel Rothberg, chairman of the board of the American Friends of the Hebrew University. He said that at least one session will be held at the original Hebrew University campus on Mt. Scopus.
It is expected that the board of governors, which is the supreme policy making body of the university, will officially accept the return of the Mt. Scopus facilities. Leaders of the Government of Israel, as well as delegates from Jewish communities throughout the world are expected to attend the meetings. The delegation from the United States will include members of the board of governors, alternates and guests, including many leading figures in the American Jewish community.