Hillel Foundations Receive Grant for Jewish Study in Colleges
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Hillel Foundations Receive Grant for Jewish Study in Colleges

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B’nai B’rith Hillel Foundations was awarded a $20,000 grant from the Charles E. Merrill Trust to encourage Jewish study, scholarship and research among Jewish faculty members on the university campus, it was announced here. It is the second Merrill Trust grant to the Hillel Foundations for the development of organized programs “that seek to familiarize the Jewish intellectual on the campus with Jewish thought and affairs.”

(The Charles E. Merrill Trust also awarded $25,000 to the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago to help meet the 1966 operating deficits of Federation-supported institutions.)

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