UNITED STATES
      SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
               WASHINGTON, D.C.


                 SCHEDULE 13G


  UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

              (AMENDMENT NO.1 )*

                 ORBOTECH LTD      
___________________________________________________
                (Name of Issuer)

                 Common Stock
___________________________________________________
        (Title of Class of Securities)

                  M75253100
___________________________________________________
                (CUSIP NUMBER)


Check the following box if a fee is being paid
with this statement (   ).  (A fee is not
required only if the filing person:  (1) has a
previous statement on file reporting
beneficial ownership of more than five percent
of the class of securities described in Item
1; and (2) has filed no amendment subsequent
thereto reporting beneficial ownership of five
percent or less of such class.)  (See Rule 13d-
7).

* The remainder of this cover page shall be
filled out for a reporting person's initial
filing on this form with respect to the
subject class of securities, and for any
subsequent amendment containing information
which would alter the disclosures provided in
a prior cover page.

The information required in the remainder of
this cover page shall not be deemed to be
"filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the
Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or
otherwise subject to the liabilities of that
section of the Act but shall be subject to all
other provisions of the Act (however, see the
Notes).

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CUSIP NO.  M75253100


1.     NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
       S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF
       ABOVE PERSON
         
         George D. Bjurman & Associates
        
         IRS Identification No. 95-2654860
___________________________________________________
2.     CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER
       OF A GROUP
       (a) ______
       (b) ___X_
___________________________________________________
3.     SEC USE ONLY
___________________________________________________
4.     CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
       California
___________________________________________________
                        5.   SOLE VOTING POWER
                                  302,790
                        ____________________________
NUMBER OF SHARES        6.   SHARED VOTING POWER
BENEFICIALLY                    -0-
OWNED BY EACH REPORTING ____________________________
PERSON WITH             7.   SOLE DISPOSITIVE 
                             POWER
                                  302,790
                        ___________________________
                        8.   SHARED DISPOSITIVE 
                             POWER
                                -0-
____________________________________________________
9.     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY
       EACH REPORTING PERSON
         302,790
____________________________________________________
10.  CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW
     (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
       N/A
____________________________________________________
11.    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT
       IN ROW 9
       6.077%
____________________________________________________
12.    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
       IA


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CUSIP NO.  M75253100


1.     NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
       S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF
       ABOVE PERSON

            George Andrew Bjurman*
            548-72-9457
____________________________________________________
2.     CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER
       OF A GROUP
       (a) ______
       (b) __X___
____________________________________________________
3.     SEC USE ONLY
____________________________________________________
4.     CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
       U.S.A.
____________________________________________________
                        5.   SOLE VOTING POWER
                                  302,790
                        ____________________________
NUMBER OF SHARES        6.   SHARED VOTING POWER
BENEFICIALLY                 -0-
OWNED BY EACH REPORTING ____________________________
PERSON WITH             7.   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                  302,790
                        ____________________________
                        8.   SHARED DISPOSITIVE 
                             POWER
                             -0-
____________________________________________________
9.     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY
       EACH REPORTING PERSON
         302,790
____________________________________________________
10.  CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW
     (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
       N/A
____________________________________________________
11.    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT
       IN ROW 9
       6.077%
____________________________________________________
12.    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
       IN
____________________________________________________
*      The filing of this statement shall not be 
deemed an admission by George Andrew Bjurman that 
he beneficially owns the securities attributed to 
George D. Bjurman Associates for any purpose.


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CUSIP NO.  M75253100


1.     NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
       S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF
       ABOVE PERSON

       Owen Thomas Barry III*
       480-54-0059
____________________________________________________
2.     CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER
       OF A GROUP
       (a) ______
       (b) __X___
____________________________________________________
3.     SEC USE ONLY
____________________________________________________
4.     CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
       U.S.A.
____________________________________________________
                        5.   SOLE VOTING POWER
                                  302,790
                        ____________________________
NUMBER OF SHARES        6.   SHARED VOTING POWER
BENEFICIALLY                 -0-
OWNED BY EACH REPORTING ____________________________
PERSON WITH             7.   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                  302,790
                        ____________________________
                        8.   SHARED DISPOSITIVE 
                             POWER
                             -0-
____________________________________________________
9.     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY
       EACH REPORTING PERSON
         302,790
____________________________________________________
10.  CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW
     (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
       N/A
____________________________________________________
11.    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT
       IN ROW 9
       6.077%
____________________________________________________
12.    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
       IN
____________________________________________________
*      The filing of this statement shall not be 
deemed an admission by Owen Thomas Barry III that 
he beneficially owns the securities attributed to 
George D. Bjurman Associates for any purpose.


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Item 1.

          (a)    Name of Issuer:

                 ORBOTECH LTD

          (b)    Address of Issuer's Principal
                 Executive Offices:

                ORBOT PARK
                P.O. BOX 215
                YAVINE ISRAEL  7065
                L3

Item 2.                          

          (a)    Name of Persons Filing:

                 George D. Bjurman Associates
("GDBA"),
                 George Andrew Bjurman* and
                 Owen Thomas Barry III*.
                      *These individuals may,
                 as a result of their ownership
                 in and positions with GDBA, be
                 deemed to be indirect
                 beneficial owners of the equity
                 securities held by GDBA.  The
                 filing of this statement shall
                 not be deemed an admission by
                 George Andrew Bjurman and Owen
                 Thomas Barry that either person
                 beneficially owns the
                 securities attributed to GDBA
                 for any purpose, regardless of
                 whether they are acting in
                 concert or acting severally.

          (b)    Address of Principal Business
                 Office or, if none, Residence:

                      The business address for
                 GDBA and Messrs. Bjurman and
                 Barry is 10100 Santa Monica
                 Boulevard, Suite 1200, Los
                 Angeles, CA 90067.

          (c)    Citizenship:

                      GDBA is a corporation
                 organized under the laws of
                 California.  Messrs. Bjurman
                 and Barry are United States
                 citizens.

          (d)    Title of Class of Securities:

                 Common Stock

          (e)    CUSIP Number:

                 M75253100


Item 3.     If this statement is filed pursuant to 
            Rule 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b), check 
            whether the person filing is a:

            GDBA is an Investment Adviser
            registered under section 203 of the
            Investment Advisers Act of 1940.


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Item 4.     Ownership.

          (a)    Amount Beneficially Owned:

                      As of December 31, 1997,
               GDBA beneficially owned 302,790
               shares.  *Messrs. Bjurman and
               Barry III may, as a result of
               their ownership in and
               positions with GDBA, be deemed
               to be indirect beneficial
               owners of the equity securities
               held by GDBA.

          (b)    Percent of Class:

                 6.077%

          (c)    Number of shares as to which
                 such person has:
                    (i)    sole power to vote
                    or to direct the vote:
                                 302,790**

                   (ii)    shared power to
                   vote or to direct the vote:
                                -0-

                  (iii)    sole power to
                  dispose or to direct the
                  disposition of:
                                  302,790**

                   (iv)    shared power to
                   dispose or to direct the
                   disposition of:
                                -0-

                **GDBA, as an investment adviser,
                shares such powers only to the
                extent that its clients may be able
                to give instructions that would
                supersede GDBA's otherwise full
                discretionary authority over the
                disposition or voting of the
                securities in its portfolios.

Item 5.     Ownership of Five Percent or Less
            of a Class.

                 Not Applicable

Item 6.     Ownership of More than Five Percent 
            on Behalf of Another Person.

                 Not Applicable

Item 7.     Identification and Classification of the 
            Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security 
            Being Reported on By the Parent Holding 
            Company.

                 Not Applicable

Item 8.     Identification and Classification of 
            Members of the Group.

                 Not Applicable

Item 9.     Notice of Dissolution of Group.

                 Not Applicable



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Item 10. Certification and Signature.

       By signing below I certify that, to the
best of my knowledge and belief, the
securities referred to above were acquired in
the ordinary course of business and were not
acquired for the purpose of and do not have
the effect of changing or influencing the
control of the issuer of such securities and
were not acquired in connection with or as a
participant in any transaction having such
purposes or effect.

                  SIGNATURE

       After reasonable inquiry and to the
best of my knowledge and belief, I certify
that the information set forth in this
statement is true, complete and correct.

                           4/01/98
                           _________________________
                           Date

                           /s/ George Andrew Bjurman
                           _________________________
                           Signature

                           George Andrew Bjurman 
                           CEO & President, GDBA
                           _________________________
                           Name/Title

                           /s/ George Andrew Bjurman
                           _________________________
                           George Andrew Bjurman

                           /s/ Owen Thomas Barry III
                           _________________________
                           Owen Thomas Barry III