24—Friday, February 9, 1968
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
FACTS ABOUT ISRAEL: HER EXCITING CULTURE
& VIBRANT YOUTH
Shalom—the welcome that Jews from
more than 100 countries around the
world are.hearing as they return to
their Promised Land, Israel: their
heritage. Israel's population has grown
from 650,000 to more than two-and-
a half million. Warm, friendly people,
represented by the 120 members of
Israel's parliament, the Knesset
symbol of this thriving, young
20-year-old democracy. And it's nice
to note that you'll feel right at home
with the Israelis: so many of them
Israel has 230 kibbutzim, and many universities and
institutes of higher learning, all giving today's
youth the knowledge and training needed
for Israel's dynamic society. Tomorrow's leaders --
Israel's young people—are learning from the
cultural traditions of the land: the Israel Museum
in Jerusalem, fine dramatic theaters, and many other
cultural centers. And, like typical Israelis,
they're not only learning how to accept
responsibility, but they're also enjoying
themselves at events such as Israel Philharmonic
concertsandlsrael's20th anniversary folk festivals.
You too can learn and enjoy!
Fly to Israel via the national
carrier, El Al, the airline of the
people of Israel. Sight-see in
Jerusalem. Sunbathe along
the Red Sea. float in the
Dead Sea, relax in the soothing
waters of the Sea of Galilee.
Visit Tel Aviv's sidewalk
cafes, swinging nightclubs,
and artists' colonies.
Visit Israel, land of smiles.
excitement, and a
See your local travel agent or contact the Israel Government Tourist Office.
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