American evangelist Dr. Billy Graham entered Israeli from Jordan, Mar 17, through the Mandelbaum Gate?
CU Sign 'Mandelbaum Gate'
MV Dr Vardi with representatives of Protestant Churches, & Rev Ayre of ST John's, Haifa
CU Israeli flag
SV Dr Garener-Scot, joining other dignitaries
LV B.Graham with Israel customs official, approaching Mandelbaum Gate
LV B.Graham with Rev Lindsay, American Church Rev Pencovic UCC representative, and others
CU Billy Graham
LV B.Graham and party, towards
SV B.Graham with church dignitaries outside custom shed
SV Billy Graham and others
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Background: American evangelist Dr. Billy Graham entered Israeli from Jordan, Mar 17, through the Mandelbaum Gate frontier post in divided Jerusalem. Dr. Graham and his party were received by representatives of the country's Protestant Churches, including Dr. Vardi of the Ministry of Religious Affairs.
Having held meetings in Cairo and Amman, the spell-binding Baptist was to preach at St John's Anglican Church in Haifa, Mar 19, then in Nazareth, Jaffa and Jerusalem, during the less than a week's tour of Israel, sponsored by the Protestant United Christian Churches organisation.
After meeting Foreign Ministers Mrs. Golda Meir and President Ben-Zvi in Jerusalem, Dr. Graham will continue his journey to Europe where he is expected to appear in Paris.