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St. Louis Jewish Light

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Meet the women of the Israel Bonds Division from back in 1981

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Israel Bonds Women’s Division

 

According to our records, this photo appeared on page 14 of the of the Nov. 18, 1981 issue of the Jewish Light. The caption says:

Sponsoring Luncheon Reviwing final plans for the sponsor luncheon of Israel Bonds Women’s Division at the home of Marcee Silverstein recently are (front row from left) Jo Ann Raskas, Marcee Silverstein, Frieda Goldenhersh and Beverly Boguslaw.

(Back row from left) are Arelene Nehman, Goldie Palkes, Betty Wolff, Rose Cantor, Sofie Stein.

Not present at the time the photograph was taken are Mildred Guller, Bobbi Erlich and Shirely Sachs.

Sponsors are purchasers of $2,000 or more of Israel Bonds.

 

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