American Council for Judaism Announces First Philanthropic Grants
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American Council for Judaism Announces First Philanthropic Grants

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Jews who have left Israel as well as Jews and Arabs in Israel will benefit from the first grants to be made by the American Council for Judaism Philanthropic Fund, a total of $4,750 awarded to four institutions, it was announced today by Harry Snellenburg, Jr., Fund chairman.

A grant of $2,250 was given to the International Rescue Committee to be earmarked to assist a group of returnees from Israel who are living in France. A grant of $1, 000 went to the American Friends Service Committee to be used for a project in Israel suggested to the Fund by the AFSC. This is a community center in Acre where Moslems and Jews are brought together in an integrated program which includes a nursery school for 90 children. The sum of $500 was given to the Red Mo gen David to be earmarked for the blood processing center in Israel. The Shaare-Zedek Hospital, of Jerusalem, was granted $1,000.

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