Newark Jews Make Large Gifts to Community Chest
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Newark Jews Make Large Gifts to Community Chest

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More than fifty per cent of the annual Community Chest campaign, this year for a quota of $1,344,492, now in progress here, has already been achieved. The local Conference of Jewish Charities is one of the important constituents of the Chest. Louis Bamberger has again achieved the distinction of being the largest individual donor to the campaign, having pledged $30,000. The department store of L. Bamberger & Co. pledged the sum of $25,000.

Other large subscriptions thus far by Jews includes $6,000 from Louis V. Aronson; $3.500, Edgar S. Bamberger; $2,000, Benjamin Hollander, William E. Lehman, each; $1,800, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Meyer, Moses Plaut, each; $1,600, Saul and Joseph E. Cohn, Michael Silver; $1,500, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Rachlin, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schlesinger, Oscar L. Weingarten; $1,300, Puder and Puder; $1,250, William M. Sommer, Stein, McGlynn & Hannoch; $1,200, J. Lichtman & Sons, Joseph Wotiz & Sons; $1,000, Mr. and Mrs. Meyer Augenblick, Bilder & Bilder, Albert Hollander, Michael Hollander, Louis Hood, Joseph Kaltenbacher, Krasner, Herman & Stavitsky, Miss Laura King, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Krimke, Benjamin Lissner, Bernard Miller & Sons, Louis Plaut, David L. Sacks, Schwarz & Son, and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Stern.

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  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund