ORGANIZATIONS: Dollars for Israel

It was Israel Night at Manhattan's Metropolitan Opera House in the third week of the Middle Eastern crisis. Three thousand people, predominantly American Jews, had paid for their admission in advance to the tune of $475,000 worth of Israeli bonds to hear Baritone Robert Merrill, Concert Pianist Eugene List, Singer-Pianist Hazel Scott and Cantor David Kusevitsky. Israel Night, its sponsor, the New York Metropolitan Council of B'nai Brith, had announced, was part of a six-week bond-selling drive, which will be climaxed on Dec. 6 by the Sixth Annual Hanukkah Festival in Madison Square Garden. The fund-raisers' target: an astonishing...

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