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200 Delegates of National Women’s League Leave U.S. for Israel

May 3, 1965
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Two hundred delegates representing the National Women’s League of the United Synagogue of America, largest women’s synagogue organization in the world, left for Israel today to hold two days of concluding sessions of their convention which was recessed last October in Chicago. Those sessions were attended by 1,500 delegates of the League.

Foreign Minister Golda Meir will be honored at the sessions in Jerusalem where she will be presented with the highest award of the League, the Mathilde Schechter Award, named in honor of its founder. During the convention, the State of Israel will present to the League a Judean stone to serve as the cornerstone of the Mathilde Schechter Residence Hall to be erected by the League to house women students at the Teachers Institute of the Jewish Theological Seminary.

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