JERUSALEM (Aug. 29)
Begin, in his statement, said:
“I extend my warmest greetings to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency on its 60th anniversary. The JTA has proved to be a living chronicle of the Jewish people. It is a mirror of the destruction which befell our people in our generation and of the unfolding redemption. Both are the decisive Jewish experience of our time.
“The JTA is an important instrument of Jewish education serving not only as a non-partisan avenue of communication between the communities but also a living link between the people of Israel and Jewry the world over. I wish the editors, the staff and the readers of the JTA my heartfelt greetings. May your news-service always bring good tidings to the Jewish people.”