Montefiore Will Leaves $500,000 to Charity
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Montefiore Will Leaves $500,000 to Charity

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A bequest of $500,000 was left here for charitable purposes by Sir Francis Montefiore, grand-nephew of the great Jewish philanthropist, Sir Moses Montefiore, it was learned here today.

Of this amount, the late Sir Francis, who died July 2, bequeathed $50,000 to the Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue here.

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