Education: Gifts

Jews and gentiles helped each other last week. It began when Horace Button Taft, headmaster of Taft School (Watertown, Conn.), bustled into Cincinnati, to promote a $2,000,000 endowment fund drive for his school. He talked with prominent Cincinnatians, including his halfbrother, Charles Phelps Taft,* editor of the Cincinnati Times-Star. Next day, Brother Charles made a gift of $5,000, not to Brother Horace's school, but to the Hebrew Union College of Cincinnati. The day after that, Taft School received a gift of $50,000, not from a gentile, but from Mortimer Leo Schiff, Jewish philanthropist,...

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