New Orleans Relief Quota Set at $10,000 in Intensive Drive
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New Orleans Relief Quota Set at $10,000 in Intensive Drive

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A $10,000 quota for the emergency campaign to settle German Jewish refugees in Palestine was accepted last bight by New Orleans Jewry at one nitht by New Oleans Jewry at one of he largest mas meetings held here in recent years. An intensive drive to reach the objective set by the meeting got under way at once, leaders declaring that they were confident of success since all elements among the Jews are behid the dirve.

The drive was officially laundched earlier in the day at a luncheon in honor of Rabbi James G. Heller of Cincinnati who delivered the principal address. Monte Lemann, noted Jewish attorney, member of the Wickersham Crime Commission and the Jewish Agency for Palestine, presided at the luncheon. Among the other speackers were Rabbi Emill Leipziger, Mendel Silber and Louis Binstock, who pledged their support for a drive. A resoultion was adopte condemning the Nazi outrags against the Jews and pledging united support for German Jewish settlement in Palestine. Mendel N. Fisher, director of the American Palestine Campaign for the South, appealed for support for the Gewerkshaften campaign.

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