JEWS: A Unique Burst of Giving

In Chicago a woman in her late 80s who lives in an old-age home contributed her entire savings of $100. In New York City a nurse walked across the street to the United Jewish Appeal with a $1,000 check from a patient who was waiting to be examined. In Paterson, N.J., a woman came into the U.J.A. office to say that although her husband had given, she was donating her engagement ring. In Miami 92-year-old Mayshie Friedberg spent 100 hours during the week selling bonds. In Portland, Ore., children went out into the...

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