NEW YORK (Jan. 5)
In a move to give more direct representation to the agencies which raise funds throughout the country, the United Palestine Appeal announced today the creation of an advisory council to which leading welfare funds have been asked to designate representatives and which, it was stated, will help to mold the U.P.A.’s decisions.
“We believe,” stated Dr. Abba Hillel Silver, chairman of the U.P.A,. “that we are the first national fund-raising organization in the United States to create such an advisory council to which welfare funds are invited to send their own representatives.” He expressed the hope that the funds’ cooperation would make the U.P.A. “more truly representative than ever before of the will of organized American Jewry and of its interest in the upbuilding of the Jewish homeland in Palestine.”