Check the New York Times' Metro section, everyone-
YU Receives 100 Million Dollar Gift which is, as quoted in the article "the largest single gift ever to support Jewish education in the United States."
After this, the sky's the limit. Now that Richard P. Stanton has set the precedent, who knows what is to follow?
It's amazing when philanthropists help their own. Joseph Aaron has commented frequently on the many Jewish philanthropists who will give to any cause except their own people lest they be deemed exclusive. Richard P. Stanton, on the other hand, is expressing support for all of us with this...
Huzzah Jews! Huzzah Judaic Studies! And pretty much, huzzah for people who are willing to demonstrate they care about their religion and its vibrancy...in public.