My JNF ‘Epiphany’

by George Hudes

I too put my nickels and dimes in the little blue pushke which was a fixture in almost all Jewish homes in my ‘growing up’ world of the 40s and 50s. As a youngster I carried the little blue box door to door in my largely non-Jewish New Jersey neighborhood, thoroughly believing in the JNF cause (my entire family was one of refugee survivors) for which I solicited small contributions.

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