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SERTEMBER 30, 1970 Israel Boat Fast Ancient Mosaic Found THE JEWISH TRANSCRIPT PAGE 5 AL..grOUp of boating enthusiasts gather around a "Snapir" boat 1 elt is manufactured in Israel. In competition in Stockholm. in  an Israel couple in a Snapir won first place. Snapirs oox nrst u S.eeond place in 1969 U.S. competition. In 1970 races in the U.S. hU Its took all five first places. Due to its speed many of these -ts are sold to buyers in the U.S. and Europe. World Yacht Races 1 0 Yachts participated in the 420 class world champion- ing. to Is Israel for the first time. Fourteen countries in addi- relad ,?ct were participants They were United States, England, e , ranee S " - , I'lOllnna .. '_ pain, Switzerland, Canada, West Germany, Swe- .... , nelgium, Australia, Denmark and Portugal. Sections of an ancient mosaic floor, almost certainly that of a synagogue have been unearthed near the center of Beisan. An Aramie inscription in Hebrew characters "dekir letum" (Thanks to the Almighty) and pictures of a rabbit and two partridges, which were part of the apparently large mosaic floor, al- ready have been discovered. Tastes Good Everywhere i:i;i iiii I i Ice cream is popular virtually throughout the world and Israel Is no exception. These two young, attrac- tive soldiers take time out from their duties to enjoy .ice cream cones and have a chat. Road Work in Israel War and its horrors have not stopped many work projects from taking place in Israel. In this photo a road has been gouged out of Mount Hermon's western flank, now called Ma'ale Gideon. The road is being built by the Public Works Department and is already being used by army vehicles.