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Israelis Support ‘operation Books’ to Provide Reading Matter for Troops at Front

Branch offices of the Bank Leumi all over Israel became depositories for books purchased or donated to Israeli servicemen on the front lines today. The bank began “operations books” in response to an appeal for reading matter of all types for soldiers along the Suez Canal, Sharm el-Sheikh, the Golan Heights and other far-flung outposts. During the first day, tens of thousands of books were deposited by civilians. They will be distributed by the soldiers welfare fund.