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Joseph Levy, New York Philanthropist, Establishes $1,000,000 Medical Research Fund

A $1,000,000 foundation for medical research through the Beth Israel Hospital here has been established by Joseph Levy, New York philanthropist, it was announced today.

The foundation, which has been incorporated as “The Joseph and Helen Yezmens Levy Foundation Established in Memory of Their Daughter, Miriam Levy Finis,” will be devoted entirely to research and no funds will be spent for “bricks and mortar,” it was emphasized by the administration of the hospital. Research on high blood pressure has already begun. Other projects will soon be started, including a study of cancer.