Israeli War Wounded Contribute $1005 to Jerry Lewis’ Telethon

A group of Israeli soldiers who were wounded in the Yom Kippur War and are now receiving treatment here contributed $1005 to Jerry Lewis’ Labor Day weekend muscular dystrophy telethon which was seen nationally on a 174-station “network” and carried locally on WNEW-TV. Yaakov Levi, presenting the check to Lewis, said on behalf of himself and his fellow wounded Israelis: “This is a small token of our appreciation for the kindness of American hospitality. Despite our problems we feel it is very important to fight muscular distrophy.”

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