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Favorable United Nations Decision Boosts Sale Os Shekolim The reestablishment of independent Jewish Statehood in Pales tine by the United Nations has boosted the sale of Shekolim by all Zionist organizations and parties to a new high. The total number sold in the past week almost trebled over the corresponding period in the previous year's campaign, according to an announcement by the United States General Shekel and Election Board. The U. N. decision has focused world attention on the forthcom ing World Zionist Congress which will be called upon to deal with the major aspect involved in trans lating the decision into reality. It is expected that the combined American delegations to the Con gress will be the largest in the history of the movement. Since the overall size of the delegation will be based on the total Shekolim sold in this country, all efforts are rtow being concentrated by the seven Zionist organizations and parties represented on the Central Shekel Board upon rolling up an unprecedented Shekel sale. Only Shekel-holders will have the right to participate in the election of delegates of their choice to the forthcoming World Zionist Congress which will be held dur ing 1948. It is pointed out that an extraordinarily large Shekel BEST WISHES to Our Friends and Patrons ★ Edenfield Jewelry Co. 30 W. FORSYTH ST. TELEPHONE 5-0372 BEST WISHES Howard Feed Mills, Inc. 1801 W. 15th STREET PHONE 5-5506 BEST WISHES v ★ ST. JOE PAPER CO. RELIABLE ROOFING CO. 3529 PLYMOUTH AVE. 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SAVANNAH WAYCROSS Nearly 200 visitors from South Georgia and North Florida at tended the organization ceremonies for the Governor David Emanuel Lodge of B’nai B’rith whose roster of charter members includes al most ail men of Jewish faith in Waycross and Blackshear. Conducted recently by the degree team of the Savannah Solomon Lodge, the initiation brought 22 new members into B’na i B’rith. During a banquet the following officers were installed: President, Rabbi J. S. Gallinger; Vice President, Harry Schreiber; Secretary, Ralph Rubin; Treasurer, Baynard Jacobson; Warden, Benny Gilmore; and Chaplain, Emory Ungar. Rabbi Gallinger, speaking for the new members and officers, accepted the duties and respon sibilities of B’nai B’rith. In a moving talk he stated: “After having stood at the deathbed of B’nai B’rith ire Germany it is with particular gratitude and happi ness that I take the privilege to day to participate in giving birth to a new B’nai B’rith lodge in America.” Louis Herman, president of the Fifth District Grand Lodge, was introduced as the evening’s main speaker by Dr. William Wexler, second vice president of the Grand Lodge. In awarding the charter to the new lodge, President Hei man stirringly demonstrated how deeply the principles of B’nai B’rith, Benevolence, Brotherly Love, and Harmony, are anchored in the "Three Great Charters”, the Torah, the Declaration of In dependence, and the Atlantic Charter. Other guest speakers included Julius Fisher, Secretary of the Fifth District Grand Lodge; Mrs. Louis S. Piassick, president of the Women’s District Grand Lodge, No. Five, of B’nai B’rith; Al. H. 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