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Jewish Agency Calls for Cessation of Street Collections for Israel in U.S.

Dr. Abba Hillel Silver, chairman of the American section of the Jewish Agency, today announced a decision of that body calling for the Nation of all street collections having to do with Israel) with the exception of the long-established, traditional annual flag and flower days of the Jewish National Fund.

In making public this unanimous action, Dr. Silver stated that letters are going forward to the various Organizations which have been sponsoring such street collections, urging that they cooperate in putting the Jewish Agency’s decision into effect, Dr. Silver also urged all friends of Israel to refrain from contributing to Those soliciting funds on the Streets.