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September 10, 1929
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Twenty-seven thousand dollars for the Palestine Emergency Fund was raised last night at a huge mass meeting attended by ten thousand people which filled the Metropolitan Opera House to capacity and held an overflow meeting outside its doors.

The meeting was the largest held here in a quarter of a century, rivalled only by the meeting held twenty-five years ago to protest the Kishineff pogroms. The relief fund was raised in less than one-half an hour following addresses by Dr. Cyrus Adler, President of Dropsie College and the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Mayor Mackey, Repreesntative Benjamin M. Golder, Judge Joseph L. Kun, former Congressman Nathan D. Perlman of New York, Baruch Zuckerman of New York, Rabbi Mortimer J. Cohen, Louis E. Levinthal and Joseph Gross.

Rabbi Mordecai Hershman of New York chanted the memorial prayer. Eleven resolutions similar in tenor to those of the Madison Square Garden meeting were adopted. A resolution of regret was also passed in connection with the death of Rabbi William Berman of Philadelphia who was killed in the massacre.

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