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$80,000,000 in Israel Bonds Sold in United States, Venetzky Reports

A total of $80, 000, 000 in Israel Independence Bonds was sold in the United States from May 1 to November of this year, Julian B. Venetzky, of Peoria, III, chairman of the executive committee of the American Financial and Development Corporation for Israel, said here today.

Mr. Venetzky arrived with Henry Montor, executive vice-president of the bond sales agency, on a brief visit hare to confer with the government on 1952 bond campaign plans. He said that of the total, $63,000, 000 is available to the government and described this as “the largest amount in dollars ever put at Israel’s disposal at any time in such a short period. “