Louis Pincus Fund Established
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Louis Pincus Fund Established

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A $5 million fund for Jewish education abroad will be named in memory of the late Louis Pincus, chairman of the Jewish Agency and World Zionist Organization Executives, who initiated the project, it was announced here. Contributions to the fund will come from the Israeli government, the Jewish Agency and the Joint Distribution Committee.

The Pincus Fund will be headed by Max Fisher of Detroit, chairman of the Jewish Agency Board of Governors. Moshe Krone will serve as deputy chairman of the Fund which is scheduled to commence its activities next spring. Other members of the Fund’s Council are Leon Dulzin, acting chairman of the Jewish Agency and WZO Executives and Jewish Agency treasurer; Haim Finkelstein; and Jack D. Weiler and Samuel Haber of the JDC, Haim Zohar will serve as coordinator.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund