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United Palestine Appeal in Northern New Jersey Launches $275,000 Drive

November 4, 1926
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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

With resolutions felicitating Louis Marshall, president of the American Jewish Committee, and Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis on the occasion of their approaching seventieth birthdays, the United Palestine Appeal in Northern New Jersey was started.

The quota of $275,000 for the Northern New Jersey region of the United Palestine Appeal was agreed upon at the annual conference of the region held in this city. Nearly 125 delegates representing a score of the larger cities in the region, participated in the deliberations.

Of the total quota of $275,000, Newark Zionists were assigned the quota of $120,000 and the immediate suburbs about the city were assigned $7,500. Among other larger quota assignments were: Jersey City, $30,000; Paterson, $20,000 and Perth and South Amboy together, $15,000.

Louis Lipsky, president of the Zionist Organization of American, addressed the meeting.

Harry Goldowsky of Jersey City declined renomination to the position of regional chairman and he was succeeded by Aaron Levinstone, who is also chairman of the Appeal in this city. Mr. Goldowsky was chosen honorary vice-chairman and Michael Hollander. honorary chairman.

A financial report was rendered by Samuel B. Levinson. Another resolution congratulated Rabbi Hyman Brodsky of Newark on the occasion of his 75th birthday.

The Palestine Appeal campaign in New Brunswick will be launched next Sunday night with a banquet at which Dr. Chaim Arlossoroff will be the principal speaker.

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