NEW YORK (Jan. 15)
The Women’s League for Palestine today opened a $70,000 drive for funds to complete a home for refugees in Tel Aviv and to build a third story to its Haifa home. The campaign was opened with a luncheon at the Waldorf Astoria through which, it was announced, $25,000 was raised for Palestine.
Mrs. David L. Isaacs, chairman of the Palestine Committee, announced that the league had undertaken to match every dollar that Hadassah raised for the Jewish National Fund. Rabbi Israel Goldstein, president of the fund, lauded the league for the decision. Other speakers were Goldie Myerson, Palestine women’s leader and Mrs. Archibald Freiman, president of Canadian Hadassah. Mrs. James Charles Myers presided.