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Sen. Javits Tours Israel; Confers with Eban, Dayan, Mrs. Meir

Senator Jacob K. Javits, New York Republican, visited Safad, the birthplace of his mother, today, during a whirlwind tour of Israel, accompanied by Acting Prime Minister Pinhus Sapir. The Senator arrived here Monday night. Yesterday, he dined with Foreign Minister Abba Eban, had tea with Defense Minister Moshe Dayan at the latter’s residence, lunched with the Minister of Tourism, Moshe Kol, and met with Labor Minister Yigal Allon. He also met with the former Foreign Minister, Mrs. Golda Meir, and with Mayor Teddy Kollek of Jerusalem. Sen. Javits, nevertheless, found time for a walking tour of Old Jerusalem yesterday, visiting the West Wall and the Jewish and Christian quarters. He also toured the West Bank.