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Jwb Finance Council Sets $1,110,000 Budget for 1947, Irving Edison Re-named Council Head

A budget for $1,110,000 for 1947 was set here at the annual meeting of the Jewish Welfare Board national finance council, the organization announced today.

One-half the total budget will be devoted to Jewish center work while one-third will be spent on services to the armed forces. The JWB services 259 centers in over 200 communities. Irving Edison, chairman of the St. Louis JWB council, was re-elected chairman for 1947 and was once again named to head the organization’s fund raising division.