The 40th anniversary of the founding of Der Tog, Jewish daily newspaper, was celebrated here at a dinner attended by American Jewish leaders and Israel diplomatic representatives at which Morris Weinberg, publisher of the paper, was lauded for his contributions to American Jewish life. Mr. Weinberg was presented with a special edition of the Bible by the members of the editorial staff of his paper.
Messages of congratulations were received by Mr. Weinberg from President Eisenhower, Israel President Itzhak Ben Zvi, David Ben Gurion, Israel Ambassador Abba Eban, Dr. Nahum Goldmann, Mayor Robert Wagner, Governor-elect Averill Harriman and other prominent personalities. A special 48-pager edition of the paper reviewing various aspects of Jewish life during the 40 years of the existence of the paper was published yesterday.
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