NEW YORK (Jan. 24)
A landmark in the business community’s support of Israel’s economy was reached with a sale of $3.123 million in Israel Bonds at a dinner honoring Joseph Binder, President of the Bohack Corporation, it was reported today. The dinner, held here recently, was sponsored by the Supermarkets, Tobacco, Confectionary and Allied Industries Division of State of Israel Bonds, and attended by 2,500 persons.
Abe Gordon, president of Local 805 of the National Brotherhood of Teamsters, announced the record-breaking results. Binder, who lives in Oceanside, L.I., received the Israel Bond Organization’s Shield of David Award. Binder will be among a group of American business executives who will leave for Jerusalem on Jan, 29 to attend a special three-day economic conference at the invitation of Premier Golda Meir.