LONDON (Nov. 4)
The Jewish National Fund of Great Britain raised more than 800,000 pounds sterling ($2,240,000) in 1963, an increase of about $280,000 over the preceding year, Rosser Chinn, president of JNF here, announced last night at the organization’s 39th annual conference.
The conference adopted a resolution calling for the raising 1,000,000 pounds ($2,800,000) toward the vast Central Galilee development project to be built in Israel. Other resolutions called for intensification of youth and education projects conducted by the JNF, encouragement of visits to Israel, and the allocation of scholarship funds to European students.
Mr. Chinn, who was re-elected president of the British JNF, with Anthony Shaerf as vice-president, said that last year’s JNF activities in this country constituted “a success story,” with progress having been achieved in all of the organization’s activities.