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December 17, 1928
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Justin P. Allman, one of the founders and president of the Federation of Jewish Charities, will head the annual maintenance campaign for $1,750,000 which opens on January 20, it was announced. The money, the largest sum ever sought in one year, is for the maintenance next year of the organized charities of the Jewish community of Philadelphia.

Mr. Allman for the past twenty years has been the chairman of the budget committee. He was elected president more than a year ago, succeeding Judge Horace Stern.

The complete personnel of the campaign committee will be agreed upon shortly.

The needs of the Federation have grown tremendously in the course of the past years and every effort will be made to raise this sum. Immediately associated with Mr. Allman will be a cabinet consisting of men who have had a great deal of experience in all phases of Federation work. This cabinet will be in session almost daily to direct the course of the campaign and to plan for its progress. It will include Lionel Friedman, Joseph J. Greenberg, Irving Kohn, Arthur Loeb, Jerome Louchheim, Rabbi A. A. Neuman, Judge Horace Stern and Jacob Billikopf, executive director of the Federation.

The honorary chairmen of the campaign will include all those who have headed annual campaigns of the Federation in the past. The following will be the honorary chairmen: Mrs. Frank P. Piaelzer, Albert M. Greenfield, Mrs. Isidore Kohn, Colonel Samuel D. Lit, Albert H. Lieberman, Mrs. Arthur Loeb, Harry G. Sundheim and Louis Wolf.

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