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British Emergency Plea Doubles Normal Year’s Collection

Michael M. Sacher, treasurer of the Joint Palestine Appeal, reported today that the JPA emergency fund for Israel has brought in, in one week, 5,750,000 pounds ($15,100,000) and was approaching 6,000,000 pounds ($16,800,000). Britain’s Jewish population is 450,000 persons. The best results heretofore in collections for a normal full year has been about 3,000,000 pounds ($8,400,000).