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The Netherlands has been chosen as the site for the tenth World Jewish Congress as a token of Jewish gratitude for the Netherlands friendly attitude toward Israel during the Yom Kippur War. The Dutch representative to JWC, issue Zadoks, said the decision was made after consolations with Premier, Johan den Uy1, Queen Juliana’s private secretary, and Victor Marijnen, Mayor of The Hague where the congress will take place.

Den Uy1 and Marijnen told WJC secretary, Dr. G.M.Riegner, they were very pleased with the decision to hold the congress in their country. The congress is scheduled for April 23 to May 6 with delegates from 64 countries expected to attend Hague police authorities have assured Zadoks that sufficient security measures will be taken during the congress.

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