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$50 Million in Israel Bonds Bought at High Holy Day Appeals

More than $50 million in Israel Bonds have been purchased as a result of High Holy Day Appeals on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur in some 1,000 synagogues in the United States and Canada. Rabbi Leon Kronish of Miami, chairman of the Israel Bond Organization’s Rabbinic Cabinet, reported that this year’s holiday Bond subscription represented a 40 percent increase over last year’s appeals.

This year’s appeals culminated a special Emergency Development for Peace campaign which was launched by the Israel Bond Organization last June to help offset the impact of the war in Lebanon on Israel’s economy.