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President James Ramsey; Louis Waterman, Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence Board Chair; and Stu Silberman, Jewish
Community of Louisville president and CEO, announce gifts to establish an endowed chair in Judaic studies at the Oct. 10
Endowed chair to focus on Jewish
studies A national search will begin
this year for a scholar to ﬁ ll the new
Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence
Chair in Judaic Studies.
Ofﬁ cials announced last fall that the
Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence's
$1.15 million gift marked the ﬁ nal piece
needed to create the position within the
College of Arts and Sciences' Division of
An initial $500,000 gift from the Jewish
Community Federation (now Jewish Com-
munity of Louisville) in 2005 was matched
by Bucks for Brains funds. UofL added
$350,000 from a $25 million gift from the
late Owsley Brown Frazier, and local
donors added $56,000.
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