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$20,000 is Raised for Federation

Twenty thousand dollars for the Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies was raised at a meeting at the Hotel Gotham sponsored by Borough President Samuel Levy, it was announced Friday by leaders in the Federation’s $2,071,000 deficit campaign.

Mr. Levy, addressing his friends, said it would be “a public catastrophe, a blow to the entire population of New York City, if Federation’s drive fails to realize its goal.” Arthur Lehman and Lawrence Marx, two chairmen of the 1934 fund raising effort, also spoke.