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February 14, 1923
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According to figures just published by the Head Office of the Jewish National Fund of the sums collected by the Fund throughout the world during the first three quarters of the year 1922, up to the commencement of the Jewish yeear last October, amounted to £64,000, 30% less than the income for the same period in 1921, £90,000.

The U.S. holds the first place among the countries collecting funds for the Jewish National Fund with a sum of £19,284. England is second with £6,661. £5,244 was collected in Mesopotamia, and £4,776 in Czecho-Slovakia while Palestine alone collected £3,698. Altogether fifty countries are at present collecting for the Jewish National Fund.

Notwithstanding the reductinn in its income, the Fund has enlarged its scope of activities in Palestine. The area of its land property has now reached 79,000 dunams (about 20,000 acres).

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