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Duluth, Minn., Launches Combined Campaign for Relief and Palestine

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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

Eight thousand dollars was subscribed by leading Duluth Jews at the opening of the combined campaign for the United Jewish Campaign and the United Palestine Appeal. The Duluth quota is $30,000.

Prominent non-Jews of Duluth have contributed to the fund. H. Y. Josephs is chairman of the drive.

The local committee includes besides Mr. Joseph, I. Freimuth, Frank Keil and Mrs. M. S. Hirschfield, vice presidents; F. Labovitz, treasurer, and A. B. Kapplin, secretary.

Ten thousand dollars were pledged by 37 subscribers to mark the opening of the $25,000 United Jewish Campaign drive in Lincoln, Nebraska, on June 23, a statement from the National Headquarters of the Campaign declared. Among the speakers at the opening were Harry Wolfe, Henry Monsky, of Omaha, William Gold of Lincoln and Julius Pizer of North Platte and Miss Irma May.

The Jewish Postal Workers’ Welfare League of New York City contributed $1,700 from employees of the 46 post office stations in Manhattan and the Bronx to the N. Y. United Jewish Campaign, David M. Bressler, acting chairman of the campaign, announced. The drive among the postal employees was conducted by Louis Blumberg, president of the Welfare League, Albert Bernstein, vice-president and Edward Rosensweet, treasurer, by special permission of Postmaster John J. Kelly. The Welfare League is affiliated with the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations.

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