• Short Summary

    The Jewish community in the Ivory Coast capital of Abidjan celebrated the 22nd anniversary of the foundation of Israel last Monday night with traditional food and dances.

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    The Jewish community in the Ivory Coast capital of Abidjan celebrated the 22nd anniversary of the foundation of Israel last Monday night with traditional food and dances.

    Under a clear moon-lit sky several hundred people gathered in a specially constructed Jaffa setting to sample the exotic food which included stuffed vine leaves, shish kebab, boureguas and Sinai egg.

    The guests included the Ivory Coast Minister of State, Mr. Mathieu Ekra, the Minister for Tourism, Mr. Loua Diomande and several ambassadors.

    Jewish private enterprise in the Ivory Coast is considerable. Many hotels have been constructed through co-operation between the Government and Jewish investors, and its a similar story with low cost apartment houses.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4CRVXLVYD6ZBEPB85PZ69ZG5P
    Media URN:
    VLVA4CRVXLVYD6ZBEPB85PZ69ZG5P
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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