JERUSALEM (Aug. 13)
The Israel Government announced that Israel wants to be represented at the New York Worlds Fair in 1964. The announcement reverses a previous ban of Israeli participation in the 1964 event which had been due to budgetary considerations. Tourist Industry Development Corporation was instructed today to make the necessary arrangements for Israel’s participation, and to prepare a representative Israel exhibit.
Israel had agreed two years ago to participate in the fair at New York, envisaging a $2,000,000 pavilion on a site chosen at the fair grounds at Flushing Meadow. That decision was canceled, and today’s move reinstates the previous plan. However, Israel must now find out whether the site it picked in 1960 is still available.