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Guess Who Subscribes to the Jta?

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The Jewish Telegraphic Agency discovered here today that a mysterious “Mr. Isac,” one of its oldest and most faithful subscribers, was none other than the Egyptian Embassy in Paris. The JTA is distributing its Daily News Bulletin by special motorcycle teams since the start of the French postal strike last week.

One of the messengers, a young Jewish student, was looking for 56 Avenue de lena near the Etoile to deliver the Bulletin addressed to Mr. Isaac Isac when he saw the Egyptian flag floating over the building. The porter told him that it was the Egyptian Embassy and said that Mr. Isac was the name under which the Embassy subscribed to a number of publications. “Just leave it with us, it is all right,” the porter said picking up the Bulletin.


Among the seven messengers riding Honda midget motorcycles and distributing the Bulletin is one of Gen. Charles de Gaulle’s nieces, Laurence Vendroux. The 19-year-old Ms. Vendroux, whose father is the brother of Mrs. de Gaulle, heard from Jewish student friends that the JTA was looking for messengers. She was one of the first to apply for the job, and got it. A strange twist of fate. for de Gaulle’s family to deliver the JTA Bulletin.

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