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British Zionists Schedule Festive Celebration of Balfour Declaration Jubilee

A festive jubilee celebration, marking the 50th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, will be held November 5 at the Theater Royal, it was announced today by the Zionist Federation of Britain, sponsor of the event.

The gathering will be addressed by Abba Eban, Foreign Minister of Israel; Richard Crossman, Lord President of the Council and leader of the House of Commons; Lord Boothby, president of the Anglo-Israel Association; and Julian Amery, a Conservative Party leader. Sir Barnett Janner, Labor member of Parliament and Jewish leader, will preside.

Seven new Zionist groups, with a total membership of 2,000, have affiliated with the British Zionist Federation during August and September, Harold Miller, acting chairman of the Federation, reported today. He credited the new mood in Anglo-Jewry evoked by the May-June Israel crisis and war for the additions to the Zionist movement here.