NEW YORK (Apr. 20)
A total of more than $1, 000, 000 was raised tonight at a dinner sponsored by the United Jewish Appeal of Greater New York and the Jewish Welfare Board in honor of Gustave L. Levy, former president of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York. The JWB is a major beneficiary of funds raised by the UJA of Greater New York.
Senator Jacob K. Javits, New York Republican,-told the 300 guests that United States friendship with Israel was threatened by a Moscow-backed Arab propaganda offensive “seeking to drive a wedge between the two countries.” He called for convening of a conference “of all Middle East and North African states” to recommend regional programs of economic and technical aid “even if some of the Arab League states should refuse to accept” such an invitation.