Contributed by Bangor Public Library
Members of Bangor’s Jewish community have long supported causes like the Jewish National Fund, which plants trees in Israel. Bangor’s Jews also invested in bonds issued by the State of Israel.
This fund-raising dinner in Bangor featured William Cohen, who was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1972, was later a U.S. Senator and secretary of defense under President Bill Clinton.
Cohen grew up in Bangor. His father was a Russian Jewish immigrant.
About This Item
- Title: Israel bonds fund-raising dinner, Bangor, ca. 1970
- Creation Date: circa 1970
- Subject Date: circa 1970
- Town: Bangor
- County: Penobscot
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Bangor Public Library
145 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME 04401
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LC Subject Headings
- Fund raising--Maine--Bangor
- Cohen, William, (d. 1940-)
- Jewish National Fund
- Dinner parties--Maine--Bangor
- Eating & drinking
- Government securities
- Legislators--United States
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