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Passover Ushers in Nation-wide $32,000,000 Campaign for United Jewish Appeal

April 7, 1944
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The $32,000,000 drive of the United Jewish Appeal for 1944, the largest ever undertaken in this country for relief and reconstruction of Jews threatened with annihilation by the Germans in Europe, will be officially launched during Passover when more than 1,800 synagogues throughout the country will offer special prayers for the salvation of the victims of war and oppression.

A statement announcing the opening of the drive emphasized that although the approach of victory has brought the turning point in the fate of the Jews and other conquered peoples, “we must not lose sight of the ever-mounting tide of destruction which is engulfing almost all of European Jewry.”

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