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A beacon of American Jewish enlightenment

Hawkins, William

A beacon of American Jewish enlightenment

how vision and philanthropy saved Dropsie College.

by Hawkins, William

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Published by King"s Road Consulting in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Philadelphia.
    • Subjects:
    • Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning -- Endowments.,
    • Annenberg Research Institute.,
    • University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies.,
    • Endowments.,
    • Educational fund raising.,
    • Jews -- Education (Higher) -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.,
    • Jews -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB2336.3.P5 H39 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 93 p. :
      Number of Pages93
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3597376M
      ISBN 100971958408
      LC Control Number2002319393
      OCLC/WorldCa51088374

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