New York Jewish Federation Launches $16,950,000 Drive for 1954
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New York Jewish Federation Launches $16,950,000 Drive for 1954

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The 1954 campaign of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York for $16,950,000 was launched tonight at a dinner at the Hotel Plaza, where 400 business, civic and philanthropic leaders pledged in excess of $2,000,000 towards the funds being sought to support 116 affiliated hospitals and social service agencies.

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