To Study Substance and Origin of Biblical Manna
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To Study Substance and Origin of Biblical Manna

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

An attempt to make a scientific investigation into the origin and substance of the Manna which the Bible records served as food for the Israelites in the desert has been started.

A group of experts of the agricultural experiment station maintained in Palestine by the Zionist Organization have proceeded to the Sinai Peninsula for the purpose of undertaking the study.

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