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National Fund Flower Day Observed Today

June 9, 1929
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The value of land in Palestine now owned by the entire Jewish people amounts to $10,000,000, according to an announcement made by Emanuel Neumann, president of the Jewish National Fund, on the eve of the sixteenth annual Flower Day which will be conducted by the Jewish National Fund today, Sunday, June 9, throughout the United States.

The Jewish National Fund secures its revenue through small contributions on various Jewish festivals and celebrations. A large part of its income is secured by the amounts raised on Flower Day.

The Board of Directors of the Jewish National Fund have announced prizes to those who bring in the largest amounts for the day’s collection. In New York City the one who brings in the largest amount of receipts will be given a free trip to Palestine and maintenance for several weeks. The next two winners will be given trips to Washington, D. C. Prizes are also to go to the next twenty-five winners.

Flower Day has annually brought in more than $200,000 for the Jewish National Fund.

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