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Regional Parleys Bring $1,500,000 to United Jewish Appeal

March 18, 1952
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Two regional conferences of the United Jewish Appeal this week-end produced more than $1,500,000 in contributions, it was announced here today by U.J.A. headquarters.

At a regional conference in Boston, attended by Jewish community leaders from Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire and Rhode Island, the sum of more than $1,000,000 was raised after an address by Dr. Jorge Garcia Granados, former Guatemalan Ambassador to the United States. This was in addition to $450,000 presented recently by the Greater Boston district. The other $500,000 were presented in cash at a regional Eastern Pennsylvania conference attended by 500 leaders from 80 communities.

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