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Hillel Club Collects Several Hundred Dollars to Aid Pakistan Flood Victims

Charles Marks, a senior and Hillel Club officer at Old Dominion University here, has initiated a campus drive for aid-to-Pakistan funds that has netted several hundred dollars in a few days. In the first two hours the 60-member Hillel Club collected $280 at the state-run university. Shelley Solow, senior and president of the club, said the money would be sent to the International Red Cross for relief of the many thousands of victims of the Nov. 12-13 storm and tidal wave in East Pakistan. The government of that country recently rejected relief aid from Israel. Mr. Solow offered a trophy to the campus organization raising the most money, and the Tidewater Jewish Youth Council scheduled a rock concert for this Sunday at the Jewish Community Center. Mr. Marks said he undertook the campaign to demonstrate that Jewish students care as much for others’ welfare as for their own.