Chief Rabbi Safran Donates First Month’s Pay to Rumanian Defense
Menu JTA Search

Chief Rabbi Safran Donates First Month’s Pay to Rumanian Defense

Download PDF for this date

Chief Rabbi Alexander Safran is donating his first month’s salary as Chief Rabbi and as Senator to the Rumanian defense fund, he announced in a letter to Senate President Constantin Argetoianu, published in the press today. Members of the Bucharest Great Synagogue gave a total of 6,650,000 lei to the defense loan, according to the first published list of subscriptions.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund