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Jerusalem Given Remembrance Award by Federation of Bergen-belsen Survivors

Premier Golda Meir was the guest of honor at a festive dinner here last night given by the World Federation of Bergen-Belsen Survivors Associations. Other guests included Mayor Teddy Kollek of Jerusalem, Supreme Court President Dr. Shimon Agranat. and Jacob Tsur Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Jewish National Fund. The Federation’s Remembrance Award was given to the city of Jerusalem and was accepted by Mr. Kollek, Federation President Joseph Rosensaft said, “We come now from a visit to the graves of the Belsen martyrs and we are truly entitled to ask ourselves: Have we learned the lesson of the past?” The writer Elie Wiesel said, “We live in a world which seems to us entirely demented. One asks oneself: Does Israel in this day and age have to Justify herself?”

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