Keren Hayesod Co-chairmen Appointed
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Keren Hayesod Co-chairmen Appointed

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Mrs. Faye Schenk, president of the American Zionist Federation and Phil Granovsky, president of the United Israel Appeal of Canada, have been appointed co-chairmen of Keren Hayesod-United Israel Appeal, it was announced at a press conference here today.

The appointments were made by the World Zionist Organization Executive at a meeting during the sixth annual General Assembly of the Jewish Agency last week. They succeed the late Ezra Z. Shapiro, who was chairman of Keren Hayesod for the past six years. Schenk and Granovsky will serve as co-chairmen until the 29th World Zionist Congress convenes here in February 1978. They also joined the Keren Hayesod Board of Directors.

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