(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
Samuel C. Lamport, noted American Jewish merchant and communal worker, has announced the increase of the fund to establish a Palestine Free Loan Society from $100,000 to a quarter of a million dollars.
Mr. Lamport was authorized by his father, Nathan Lamport, donor of $200,000 for the Yeshiva College of America, to establish the Nathan Lamport Free Loan Foundation in Palestine.
Upon his arrival here, Mr. Lamport formed a committee which will be in charge of the Foundation. The committee consists of Norman Bentwich, Chief Rabbi A. 1. Kook, Siegfried Hoofien, manager of the Anglo-Palestine Bank, Mr. Goldwater, Mr. Mohl and Harry Sacker.
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