American Industrialist Contributes Funds Toward Synagogue in the Netherlands
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American Industrialist Contributes Funds Toward Synagogue in the Netherlands

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American Jewish industrialist Joseph Foster, owner of the Foster Grant Chemical Works in Breda, The Netherlands, has contributed 75,000 Dutch guilders (about $25,000) to the small Jewish congregation in Breda toward construction of a new synagogue. Christian groups have already collected 10,000 guilders (about $3,000) for this purpose.

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  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
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  • George S. Blumenthal
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