Hadassah Youth Center Dedicated on Mount Scopus in Reconstructed Building
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Hadassah Youth Center Dedicated on Mount Scopus in Reconstructed Building

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The Hadassah youth center was dedicated today in a reconstructed building on Mount Scopus in the presence of Mrs. Rachel Shazar, wife of Israel’s President, and the American donors of the building. Mr. and Mrs. Meshulam Riklis, of New York. The reconstruction cost a quarter of a million dollars. The building contains live in and study facilities for 120 students. It is intended for use by the Jewish Agency’s youth and hechalutz department and for courses and seminars for youth from abroad.

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