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A lesson in philanthropy

Anonymous donors give $12 million to a small Jewish day school

Gann Academy students (clockwise from right) Hillary Dodyk, Sara Fried, and Rebecca Gastfriend went to the whiteboard in their Advanced Placement American literature class this week. (Pat Greenhouse / Globe Staff) Gann Academy students (clockwise from right) Hillary Dodyk, Sara Fried, and Rebecca Gastfriend went to the whiteboard in their Advanced Placement American literature class this week.
By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / December 4, 2009

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An anonymous group of donors has given more than $12 million to a small Jewish high school in Waltham, providing a boost not only to the school, but also to the world of Jewish philanthropy, which has been jolted by the twin shocks of the recession and the Bernard L. Madoff scandal. (Full article: 861 words)

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