New York (Mar. 25)
150,000 dollars were raised last night at a mass meeting held in the Town Hall here inaugurating the opening of the 2Â½ million dollar American Palestine campaign.
Mr. Felix M. Warburg contributed 50,000 dollars, and Mr. Nathan Straus, Junior, the Chairman of the Greater New York Campaign Committee, contributed 10,000 dollars.
The speakers were Mr. Nahum Sokolov, Mr. Louis Lipsky, Dr. Nahum Goldmann, Mr. Morris Rothenberg, Judge Julian W. Mack, Judge William M. Lewis, and Rabbi Samuel Shulman, one of the leading Reform Rabbis and formerly known as strongly opposed to Zionism, who said that he was attending his first Zionist meeting, and that Hitlerism was the cause of his attendance.
Mr. Felix M. Warburg was unable to be present, but Mrs. Warburg attended on his behalf, and read the speech which he had prepared.