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Mexican Jews Contribute Funds for New City School in Guadalajara

October 5, 1961
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The Jewish community of Guadalajara has donated 200,000 pesos (over $16,000) to the provincial government for building a new school for the city’s inhabitants, it was announced here today.

The Guadalajara community, consisting of both Sephardi and Ashkenazi Jews, announced that its United Jewish Committee, which includes the local lodge of B’nai B’rith, asked only that the school be named after Anne Frank. The Mexican press today hailed the announcement as “a noble gesture.”

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