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Robert Kraft urges Yeshiva U grads to have ‘wildly improbable dreams,’ like owning the Patriots

Robert Kraft urges Yeshiva U grads to have ‘wildly improbable dreams,’ like owning the Patriots

In a Hebrew-laced commencement address, Kraft talked about why he overpaid for the NFL franchise and the Jewish imperative to "repair the world."

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