More than 600 Jews and non-Jews of the entertainment world packed the Cafe Royal here and in 15 minutes raised a total of 300,000 pounds sterling ($840,000). Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton promised a gift of 200 pounds. Another rally, held in East London, brought 100 pounds in gifts that included wedding rings and candy allowances from Jewish day school pupils.
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