34,000 People Jam Open-air Concert for Israel in New York; $100,000 Raised
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34,000 People Jam Open-air Concert for Israel in New York; $100,000 Raised

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More than 34,000 people jammed Ebbets Field last night to view the third annual “Music Under The Stars” presented by American Fund For Israel Institutions. Total gross receipt was estimated at $100,000. The money raised by the concert will go towards the American Fund’s 1951 goal of $1,964,810 for the support of many institutions in Israel.

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