NEW YORK (May. 16)
A $250,000 gift to mark the establishment of the new state of Israel was made to the United Jewish Appeal by Abraham Mazer, New York paper manufacturer and communal leader, it was announced here today by the U.J.A.
In a letter to the U.J.A. Mazer wrote that “it is for me a source of the deepest personal satisfaction that this great moment has come within my own lifetime. On this occasion we pay tribute to the pioneers who even today are building this state on their own bodies. On this occasion I am impelled to express my gratitude to God who has brought us to this day and to our people who have been, thus rewarded.”