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Los Angeles Anonymous Contributor Gives $500,000 Gift to Technion

December 21, 1965
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Nearly $1,000,000 was raised here for the support of the Israel Institute of Technology-Technion, with one anonymous giver contributing $500,000 of the total, it was announced here at a dinner sponsored by the Southern California division of the American Friends of Technion.

The principal speakers at the event included Sen. Ernest Gruening, Alaska Democrat, who urged Americans to write to their representatives in Congress, opposing the grant of further United States aid to Egypt. He charged that the State Department has “always” been “pro-Arab, and hostile to Israel,” The other major speaker was Alexander Goldberg, chancellor of the Technion, in Haifa, who reported that establishment of a nuclear engineering center was the latest development at the Institute.

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