Jewish National Fund of Philadelphia Launches Jubilee Celebration of Fund
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Jewish National Fund of Philadelphia Launches Jubilee Celebration of Fund

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The jubilee celebration of the Jewish National Fund of Philadelphia was launched here last night at a rally attended by 1,500 persons. Bartley C. Crum, former member of the Anglo-American Commission of Inquiry on Palestine, recalled that “Israel was the only nation in the entire Middle East which tried, with its meager resources, to back the U.N. decision on Korea.”

Senator Francis Myers of Pennsylvania, in a message to the meeting, lauded the work of the J.N.F., asserting that it has become an “intergral part of American life in the last 50 years of its existence.” Other speakers included Samuel Daroff, honorary president of the Allied Jewish Appeal here, and William Sylk, vice-president of the Zionist Organization of America.

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