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America-israel Cultural Foundation Adopts $1,704,000 Budget–its Largest

The America-Israel Cultural Foundation has adopted a $1,704,000 budget for cultural work in the United States and Canada during the coming year–the largest budget in the Foundation’s 30-year history. According to George M. Jaffin, chairman of the finance and administration committee, the budget will provide continuing support of such Israeli cultural institutions as the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Chamber Ensemble, Habimah and Cameri theaters, Inbal Dance Theater and others. It will also provide opportunities for public performances in the U.S. by young Israeli artists and travelling exhibits of Israeli art and handicrafts The Foundation elected former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Arthur J. Goldberg as a member of its board of directors.