The goal of enhancing Jewish life at Vanderbilt University has been strengthened by the successful conclusion of a campaign to raise a $2.4 million endowment for the Vanderbilt Hillel.
Vanderbilt has raised $1.71 million in pledges and contributions to meet its end of a challenge issued by The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation of Baltimore, which pledged $1 for every $2 raised, up to $800,000.
"A strong Hillel is a boon for Jewish life in the region and the students it touches," said Donn Weinberg, vice president of The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation. "We're pleased to help with this vital and growing part of the Nashville and Vanderbilt communities."
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