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Iowa and Nebraska Accept Quotas in United Jewish Campaign

February 16, 1926
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States to Raise $325,000 (Jewish Daily Bulletin)

One hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars was accepted as the quota for Nebraska in the United Jewish Campaign at the state conference held here. The drive will take place in the fall, it was decided at the conference.

Harry B. Zimman was elected state chairman; Abraham Goldstein and Harry Z. rosenfeld, vice-chairman; Dr. Philip sher, treasurer; Wm. R. Blumenthal, secretary; Rabbi Frederick Cohn, publicity director. Henry Monsky, Harry Lapidus, William Holzman and Harry Malashock were elected members of the Executive Committee.

Rabbi Frederick Cohn introduced David A. Brown as the greatest Jewish preacher in America. The conference adopted a resolution expressing the gratitude of the Jewish community of Nebraska to Mr. Brown.

In his address Mr. Brown declared: “Back to the land is the only hope of Russian and Polish Jews. Polish Jews are facing starvation. Their American brethren must and will save them. Jews have shown the world they can be farmers and are making wonderful progress in Palestine. The starving Jews in Poland are not beggars but are a proud, independent people. The economic boycott ruined them, but American help will save them.”

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