WASHINGTON (Aug. 29)
The Jewish National Fund of Greater Washington plans to honor Ambassador and Mrs. Yitzhak Rabin as the Ambassador’s tour of duty nears its end this fall. Samuel S. Meer, executive director, said an appreciation dinner will be given for the Rabins Sunday evening Oct. 8 at the Washington Hilton Hotel. He said that as a further tribute to the diplomat and his wife, the JNF will plant a forest in the names of Yitzhak and Leah Rabin near Baram on the Lebanese border.
The Israeli Embassy said today that the Rabins would fly home next week for the High Holidays. Rabin is said to want to end his tour of duty in Nov. but the Israel government reportedly wants him to remain in Washington until early 1973. The matter is expected to be clarified during his home visit.