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American Birobidjan Committee Raises $100,000 at Dinner for Aid to Soviet Jews

November 13, 1947
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More than $100,000 was contributed last night for aid to Soviet Jews by persons attending the annual national dinner of the American Birobidjan Committee, attended by 1,000 persons. A larger sum was pledged to be paid or by the end of the year.

Sen. Alben W. Barkley of Kentucky, chief speaker at the dinner, lauded the ## Union for granting the Jewish minority in that country all equal rights along with other minorities and giving the Jews the opportunity of developing a Jewish re#### in Birobidjan. Speaking of his experiences during a recent trip to Europe, he ## the accomplishments of the Jewish DP’s and refugees.

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