Dedicate Alabama Hillel Foundation
Menu JTA Search

Dedicate Alabama Hillel Foundation

Download PDF for this date

The Hillel Foundation at the University of Alabama was dedicated here today with ceremonies at Temple Emanuel, followed by a reception at the foundation and an inspection of the campus.

The main address was delivered by Alfred M. Cohen, president of B’nai B’rith, which sponsors the Hillel movement. President George Denny accepted the foundation on behalf of the university.

Dr. Morris Newfield of Birmingham, spoke on “What Hillel brings to the Jewish communities of Alabama.”

Founding Funders

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