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State Conference of J.N.F. Opens Sunday in Detroit

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Important decisions to widen the activities of the Jewish National Fund in America, will be adopted at the state conference of the National Fund leaders that is to open in Detroit next Sunday at the Statler Hotel.

The Michigan state conference is one of a series of state conferences that will take place in various parts of thte country with the purpose of mobilizing Jewish sentiment in America for the work of the Fund, that aims to purchase land in Palestine as the national property of the Jewish people.

Several hundred delegates, representing 50 Jewish organizations in 12 cities in the state of Michigan, will participate, under the chairmanship of Aaron Kurland, president of the National Fund Council in Detroit. Maurice Samuel, the well-known writer and Zionist speaker, will address the conference.

A banquet in honor of the delegates will be given at the B’nei Moishe Center, where Mr. Samuel will be the chief speaker about the importance and meaning of the National Fund.

Rabbi A. M. Hershman and Philip Slomovitz, editor of the “Detroit Jewish Chronicle,” will be among the speakers.

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