Main Thoroughfare of Tel Aviv Renamed for Ussishkin
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Main Thoroughfare of Tel Aviv Renamed for Ussishkin

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One of the main thoroughfares of this city was today renamed for the late Zionist leader, M.M. Ussishkin, at ceremonies attended by Mayor Rokach, members of the Ussishkin family, and representatives of the Jewish National Fund, which Mr. Ussishkin headed until his death in 1941.

To commemorate the 80th birthday of Ussishkin, the executive board of the JNF voted today to establish an annual award of L100 for an essay dealing with Zionist history. It was also announced that the annual “Call of the Land” conference will be held in Jerusalem this year on the second anniversary of Ussishkin’s death. It is expected that similar meetings will be held by JNF groups in the democratic countries at the same time.

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