High Holyday Activity in U.S. to Bring $7,500,000 for Israel Bonds

High Holy Day activity for Israel bonds, which usually produces subscriptions amounting to more than $7,500,000, was conducted in 800 synagogues throughout the country between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, it was reported here today by Dr. Joseph J. Schwartz, executive vice-president of the Israel Bond Organization.

Dr. Schwartz also made public the text of a cable from Israel’s Premier David Ben-Gurion, reading: “I don’t know whether, at any time in history, lending money by Jews has produced such significant results as the Israel Bond drive in which you are participating. Israel bonds help to rebuild our ancient homeland; they help to regenerate the free independent Jewish nation; they help to enhance the glory of the Jewish name; they help to ensure the future of the Jewish race; they help to increase the pride of Jews throughout the world.”

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