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Wilshire Boulevard Temple: How do you raise $120 million?

Why major donors stepped up to save the synagogue

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/cover_story/article/wilshire_boulevard_temple_how_do_you_raise_120_million

Ask Rabbi Steven Z. Leder what the mission of Wilshire Boulevard Temple is, and he’ll tell you, “We make Jews.” The temple started making Jews two centuries ago, in 1862, when the country stood divided, engaged in Civil War, with Abraham Lincoln as the president of the United States.

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