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Committee to Organize 300th Anniversary of First Jewish Newspaper

A special committee has been established to organize the 300th anniversary of the publication of the first Jewish newspaper–Gazette de Amsterdam–in Holland (printed in the ancient Rashi script), it was reported at a special meeting of the executive of the World Federation of Jewish Journalists here. The committee is headed by Leon Dulzin, treasurer of the Jewish Agency and Dr. Itzhak Harkavi of the World Jewish Congress. Its members include representatives of the Federation of Jewish Journalists and a representative of the Foreign Ministry. The committee will prepare an exhibition of the Jewish press around the world over the years to be held in New York and Paris and centers throughout the world.