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British Jewry to Plant Forest in Israel Honoring Queen


British Jewry will plant a forest in Israel to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, it was announced here today by a committee formed for this purpose. Lord Samuel is honorary president of the committee and Lord Nathan is its chairman.

The committee’s announcement read: “The Queen has agreed that her Jewish subjects, in addition to playing their full part in the general manifestations of loyalty on the occasion of her coronation, should commemorate the event by the planting in Israel of a forest to be called the Queen Elizabeth Coronation Forest.”

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