More than $570,000 was raised for the Histadruth, Palestine Labor Federation, during the fiscal year 1941-42, according to the annual report submitted by Isaac Hamlin, national secretary, at the annual meeting of the National Labor Committee for Palestine held at the Hotel Pennsylvania yesterday.
This sum represented an increase of $93,000 over that of the previous year’s total. Over 2,000 Jewish organizations participated in the drive, which was conducted in 370 communities in 43 states, all of Canada, Mexico and Cuba.
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