Over Half-million Dollars Raised in Canada for United Palestine Appeal
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Over Half-million Dollars Raised in Canada for United Palestine Appeal

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A total of $515,000 dollars has been raised in Canada for the current United Palestine Appeal, it was announced here today by Rabbi Jesse Schwartz, national executive director of the Zionist Organization of Canada, This marks an increase of more than $225,000 over the amount raised by the Canadian UPA last year. The UPA here operates independently of other Jewish welfare drives.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
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  • 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