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Over $1,000,000 in Israel Bonds Sold at Opening of West Coast Drive

February 26, 1959
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A total of SI. 250. 000 in State of Israel Bonds was fold here at a dinner last night opening the bond campaign in this area.

Many Hollywood stars were present, among them actress Elizabeth Taylor, singer Eddie Fisher, and actors George Jessel, Eddie Cantor and Jack Benny. Miss Taylor purchased $100,000 worth of bonds, and Mr. Fisher bought $10,000 worth. A number of businessmen made up a “golden dais, ” each member of this group purchasing a minimum of $50,000 worth of bonds.

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