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Shekel Month Proclaimed by World Zionist Executive; to Be Observed Starting July 5

The executive of the World Zionist Organization today proclaimed Shekel Month–to spur the sale of Shekolin entitling purchasers to vote for candidates to the forthcoming World Zionist Congress which is to take place here in December. The month will be observed from the 20th day of the Hebrew month Tammuz, marking the anniversary of the death of Dr. Theodor Herzl, founder of political Zionism. The 20th of Tammuz corresponds to July 5.