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American Jews Contribute $900,000 to Jewish National Fund in Eight Months

June 21, 1942
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Seventy-five percent of the entire income of the Jewish National Fund now comes from the Jews in America, it was revealed here today when the headquarters of the JNF announced that of the approximately $1,200,000 it has received since October, the beginning of the financial year, about $900,000 came from the United States. The remainder was raised in the British Empire and Palestine.

Seventy-two Jewish immigrants from various countries arrived here today from Turkey and Syria.

Rabbi Meir Berlin, Mizrachi leader, conferred today with High Commissioner Sir Harold MacMichael, before flying to South Africa in the interests of the Mizrachi movement.

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