200,000 Prayer Books Printed for Jews in American Armed Forces
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200,000 Prayer Books Printed for Jews in American Armed Forces

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The Jewish Publication Society of America today announced that it has published another edition of 100,000 prayer books ordered by the National Jewish Welfare Board for the use of the American servicemen of Jewish faith in the armed forces of the United States. This raises to 200,000 the number of prayer books ordered by the Jewish Welfare Board since September, 1941.

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  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
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  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund