NEW YORK (Jan. 21)
The American Friends of the Alliance Israelite Universelle announced here today that Baron Edmond de Rothschild, the noted French Jewish philanthropist, has donated $300,000 to enable the Alliance to complete the building of a combined high school and junior college in Tel Aviv.
The school, which is already under construction, will have an enrollment of 1,200 students. One of its main parts will bear the name of the late Baron Maurice de Rothschild, father of the donor. Barom Edmond de Rothschild is the grandson of the famous “Hanadiv Hayedua,” known as the “father” of colonization in Palestine.