Max Bressler, Z. O. A. President, Honored in Chicago on 60th Birthday
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Max Bressler, Z. O. A. President, Honored in Chicago on 60th Birthday

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Max Bressler, president of the Zionist Organization of America, and a prominent Chicago Jewish communal leader, was guest of honor at the annual dinner of the Combined Jewish Appeal marking his 60th birthday. A total of $535,000 in Appeal gifts was raised at the dinner. Gottlieb Hammer, executive vice-chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, Inc., was guest speaker at the dinner.

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