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Podolier Society Contributes $25,000 to Project Renewal

February 27, 1981
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The Podolier Society of Los Angeles has contributed $25,000 to Project Renewal, to support the renovation and rehabilitation program in Musrara, a distressed neighborhood in Jerusalem Los Angeles has been matched with. It is the most recent major donation made by local organizations to Project Renewal.

“The organized Jewish community of Los Angeles has been linked with Musrara, as part of the worldwide partnership between the Jews of the free world and the people of Israel who exist on a marginal basis,” said Richard Gunther, chairman of the Los Angeles Committee. The $25,000 contribution was made in the name of Julius Goren, a founder of the Society, which was formed in 1944 by people who originally came from the same area of the Ukraine.

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