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A bequest for the Jewish community is Milan was included in the fortune of 5,000,000 lire (about $250,000) bequeathed in trust to Premier Mussolini by the will of Signora Cortella di Castellazzo Dorba, whose husband was an Italian General.

The premier is instructed by the terms of the will to devote the fund to various charitable purposes, setting aside 400,000 lire for the Jewish community of Milan.

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The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund