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New York Philanthropist Donates $100,000 to Haifa Technion

A donation of $100,000 to the Haifa Technion by Harry F. Fischbach, New York philanthropist, was announced today by the American Technion Society. The Society supports the Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology, with funds and educational information.

A spokesman for the Society disclosed that Mr. Fischbach’s gift would be utilized for the erection of a new Department of Electrical Engineering at the Haifa institution. Mr. Fischbach is now in Israel, where he conferred with Technion authorities in connection with the forthcoming transfer and extension of the Institute of Technology to a recently acquired campus site, where new buildings and laboratories will be erected at a cost of $15 million.