Sir Montague Burton Donates $60,000 for Hebrew Chair at English University
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Sir Montague Burton Donates $60,000 for Hebrew Chair at English University

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Sir Montague Burton, noted Jewish philanthropist, today announced a grant of $60,000 for the establishment of a permanent chair for Modern Hebrew at Leeds University. This is the first chair of its kind established in a British University.

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