Religion: It Is More Blessed ...

With 19 acres of good Toledo land to sell, the Owens-Illinois Glass Co. found itself in a seller's market—and mighty embarrassed about it. One would-be purchaser was the City of Toledo, which wanted to enlarge an adjacent playground. Also in the bidding were the nuns of St. Ursula's Convent, who aimed to build a Roman Catholic school on the land. Finally, Rabbi Morton Goldberg's Congregation B'nai Israel wanted the plot for a new synagogue, school and library. After due reflection, Owens-Illinois suggested that the three would-be purchasers settle the problem around a table.

Last week Congregation B'nai Israel bought the whole piece....

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