Music: Join Our Happy Throng

The posters appeared all over Israel: HERE'S YOUR CHANCE TO SHOW THE FOLKS BACK HOME WHAT ISRAEL'S ELEVENTH INDEPENDENCE DAY WAS LIKE. The smaller type advertised a 7½-minute documentary film presenting the highlights of Israel's Independence Day celebrations for the benefit of visiting members of B'nai B'rith. The souvenir film package sold briskly for 80 Israeli pounds ($37 at tourist rates) until a visitor from England made a startling discovery last week: the background music for much of the film was Sir Arthur Sullivan's fine old hymn, Onward, Christian Soldiers.

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