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Hadassah Raises $100,000 for J.n.f

Emphasizing an emergency need “in times like these” for an expansion of land purchase in the Jewish national home, Hadassah today announced that it has topped its quota for the year and contributed $100,000 to the Jewish national fund for land acquisition in Palestine. part of the money will be used to purchase a tract of 20,000 dunams (5000 acres ) bordering the Syrian frontier on the north of Palestine. The money will also be used to reforest two sections of land along the Hadassah parkway in Haifa called the Rose G. Jacobs Forest in honor of Hadassah’s former president, and the Brandeis Forest in honor of Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis.