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First Response to U.J.A. Emergency Drive is ‘swift Action’

William Rosenwald, general chairman of the United Jewish Appeal, said today that “first reports from communities show that swift action is the response of American Jewry” to the UJA proclamation of a special $100,000,000 emergency fund campaign. He reported that plans for the 1957 UJA campaign will be “in keeping with the tremendous proportions of the job ahead of us.”

Mr. Rosenwald described the Egyptian Jewish situation as “the most urgent on our rescue agenda,” pointing out that the “outlook is that thousands of Egyptian Jews – if they survive the Nazi-like terror will become penniless refugees.”