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Ben-gurion to Edit History of Jews in Palestine for British Firm

October 17, 1961
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A popular, illustrated work, covering the complete history of the Jews in Palestine from their earliest settlement, and edited by Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, will be published by the British Aldos Publishing House, a subsidiary of Doubleday and Company, it was disclosed here today.

Donald Brewick, one of the company’s editors, arrived here today to complete the arrangements for the project which was first conceived during Premier Ben-Gurion’s visit to London earlier this year. At that time, the company suggested to Mr. Ben-Gurion that he write the book himself, but it was later agreed that the Premier edit and supervise the work.

Mr. Ben-Gurion is expected to meet shortly with a number of Israeli scholars, and will then name the collaborators for the work. The book will be published in album format and will include maps and photographs.

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