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$100,000 Raised in Jersey City Ce{span}##er{/span} Drive

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(Jewish Daily ###)

Jersey City, N J N#### Community Center here, which was beld in the Recreation Hall of the Hebrew Orphan Home.

More than half the amount pledged was given in the form of endowments, $25,000 from Abraham D., Louis A., Jacob G., Isaac and Henry Hirsch in memory of their mother. Mrs. Gertrude Hirsch, to equip the auditorium; one of the class rooms, and $5,000 from Felix Fuld of Newark, president of the New Jersey State Federation of Y.M.H.A. The balance was in pledges ranging from $50 to $2,500.

Harry Goldowsky, president of the Young Men’s Hebrew Association and chairman of the campaign committee, was the toastmaster. Sydney Marcus, executive director of the Y.M.H.A. Mrs. Isaac Klinghoffer, head of the women’s division, and Felix Fuld, philanthropist, of Newark were the speakers.

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  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
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