TEL AVIV (Oct. 14)
A 74-member public committee, headed by Jewish Agency executive chairman Moshe Sharett, was announced here today to prepare the program in Israel for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the United Jewish Appeal.
The committee includes Cabinet Ministers, members of Parliament, mayors, newspaper editors and other Israeli leaders. Mr. Sharett told the first meeting of the committee that the UJA has raised $1,100,000,000 and had helped more than 2,500,000 Jews including the 1, 250, 000 Jews who had emigrated to Israel.
The program, starting October 22, with the arrival of the 145 members of a UJA Study Mission, the eighth of its kind, will include a special stamp issued by Israel for the occasion.