South Africa Raises over $500,000 for Keren Hayesod
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South Africa Raises over $500,000 for Keren Hayesod

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

South African Jews have contributed £ 102,000 toward the Keren Hayesod, in the collection campaign which has just been concluded a report received here today from Johannesburg, states.

Col. Frederick H. Kish, member of the Jerusalem Executive, left Johannesburg today on his way back to Palestine, after taking a leading part in the campaign.

A subscription of $10,000 toward the $200,000 being sought by Livingston College, a negro educational institution in Salisbury, N. C., was made by Julius Rosenwald, Dr. W. J. Trent, president of the college announced.

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