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United Jewish Appeal Starts Second Half of Its 1953 Drive Today

The United Jewish Appeal will open the second half of its 1953 campaign tomorrow with an emergency drive to raise $25,000,000 in cash, it was announced here this week-end by Edward M. M. Warburg, general chairman of the UJA.

Special appeals in behalf of the UJA will be made in synagogues and temples during the Rosh Hashanah holidays. The special campaign will be headed by Joseph Holtsman of Detroit, who this year is serving as a national chairman of the UJA and its national chairman for cash. The emergency campaign will be opened in 4,500 communities throughout the country, and an additional 1,500 communities will join the drive later.