United Jewish Campaign for Israel, Europe and Local Needs Launched in Sao Paulo
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United Jewish Campaign for Israel, Europe and Local Needs Launched in Sao Paulo

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The United Jewish Campaign for 1949 was officially proclaimed here this week. Funds will be raised for the Keren Hayesod, Jewish National Fund, Joint Distribution Committee, HIAS, World Jewish Congress, ORT, OSE and other groups, including 13 local organizations.

Col. David Shaltiel, Inspector-General of the Israeli Army, who is now visiting Brazil, was received by the Brazilian War Minister. He was also a guest at the opening of an Israeli exhibition here, which was attended by Cecil Cross, American Consul-General in Sao Paulo and other dignitaries.

Founding Funders

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