This is the first of a series of daily interviews with James N. Rosenberg, chairman of the New York campaign of the Allied Jewish Campaign, in which he discusses various aspects of the $6,000,000 campaign for the Joint Distribution Committee and the Jewish Agency.
I. “A little more money has already been raised than anybody would suppose. Hardly a man who has been asked but has given generously. If half a dozen or a dozen men would drop their occupations for ten days and do some canvassing we’d have this campaign finished successfully within a month.
“All this talk of difficulty doesn’t frighten us a bit. Like General Grant, we’re going to fight it out on this line if it takes us all Summer, but it isn’t going to take all Summer. My mail this morning brought me a check of $25,000.
“The New York campaign will get started with a real bang with the meeting in Town Hall, May 27, which will have some features in the shape of a tribute to Felix N. Warburg.”