American Friends of Hebrew University Presented with $100,000 Gift
Menu JTA Search

American Friends of Hebrew University Presented with $100,000 Gift

Download PDF for this date

Mrs. Harry Cahane, president of the Women’s League for Israel, and Mrs. William Prince, honorary president, today presented a $100,000 check to former Senator Herbert H. Lehman, chairman of the national council of the American Friends of the Hebrew University, for construction of the Student Center on the central campus of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

The women’s organization is raising $500,000 for the Student Center and, with its latest gift, has transmitted $200,000 to the Hebrew University. The presentation ceremony took place at Mr. Lehman’s home. The Women’s League for Israel Student Center will consist of a student activities building, an athletics building and a student organization building.

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