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Samuel Daroff to Head U.J.A. Campaign Cabinet for 1953

January 26, 1953
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Samuel H. Daroff of Philadelphia has accepted the chairmanship of the United Jewish Appeal’s 1953 National Campaign Cabinet which for the fourth successive year will hold top-level responsibility for the planning and direction of the Appeal’s nationwide campaign for funds, it was announced today by Edward M.M. Warburg, general chairman of the U.J.A.

Mr. Daroff, a prominent industrialist and philanthropic leader who is also a board member of the Joint Distribution Committee, informed Mr. Warburg that he would accept the cabinet chairmanship “as a measure of my deep concern for the safety and future of Jews in Iron Curtain countries. ” Mr. Daroff succeeds Morris W. Berinstein of Syracuse, N.Y., who is now serving as one of five national chairmen of the U.J.A.

Mr. Warburg, in announcing Mr. Daroff’s acceptance, lauded the new cabinet chairman as one of the country’s outstanding Jewish communal leaders, adding that he has made notable contributions by his leadership to every United Jewish Appeal campaign since the end of World War II. “Mr. Daroff’s assumption of his new post at this time would add immeasurable strength to the campaign leadership group, ” he said. “He will be a potent force in carrying the drive forward to a successful conclusion.”

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