West Coast Communities Contribute $200,000 to J.N.F. at Chanukah Celebrations
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West Coast Communities Contribute $200,000 to J.N.F. at Chanukah Celebrations

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Chanukah gifts totalling about $200,000 were turned over to the Jewish National Fund by several West Coast communities celebrating the Festival of Lights and the Fund’s golden jubilee. Jewish communities participating in the festivities included Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Sacramento, Oakland and Petaluma. Speakers included U.S. Senator Owen Brewster, Rep. Franklin Roosevelt, Dr. Max Nussbaum, Rabbi Irving Miller and Rabbi Sol White.

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