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19 Southern Georgia Communities Respond to United Jewish Appeal

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Nineteen southern Georgia communities that had not previously been fully explored as sources of contributions to the United Jewish Appeal have been tapped in recent days. The towns are Alma, Bainbridge, Baxley, Camilla, Cordele, Cuthbert, Douglas, Dublin, Edison, Fitzgerald. Hazelhurst, Hawkinsville, McRae, Nashville, Ocilla, Swainsboro, Tifton and Albany. "As Jews in America," said drive chairman Larry Kaminsky. "we are all proud of the State of Israel and its determination to exist and feel we want to act now to help meet her need for funds to survive." The southern Georgia towns with Jewish inhabitants "know that they must help in this constant struggle for survival that faces this tiny country in the Mid-East," he continued. Mr. Kaminsky said he was sure those residents "will head the cry for help this year, which is crucial in Israel’s fight for survival." The campaign has been aided so far by a dinner at which the Rev. Dr. Carl Hermann Voss, a frequent visitor to the Middle East and the author of several books sympathetic to Israel, spoke on the question "Can Israel Survive?"

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