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American Council for Judaism Announces First Philanthropic Grants

Jews who have left Israel as well as Jews and Arabs in Israel will benefit from the first grants to be made by the American Council for Judaism Philanthropic Fund, a total of $4,750 awarded to four institutions, it was announced today by Harry Snellenburg, Jr., Fund chairman.

A grant of $2,250 was given to the International Rescue Committee to be earmarked to assist a group of returnees from Israel who are living in France. A grant of $1, 000 went to the American Friends Service Committee to be used for a project in Israel suggested to the Fund by the AFSC. This is a community center in Acre where Moslems and Jews are brought together in an integrated program which includes a nursery school for 90 children. The sum of $500 was given to the Red Mo gen David to be earmarked for the blood processing center in Israel. The Shaare-Zedek Hospital, of Jerusalem, was granted $1,000.