Last month's column sketched the life of Judah Touro (1775-1854), who became immensely wealthy after his move to New Orleans in 1802, using his fortune to support many causes and individuals.
"[Judah] Touro's name will always be numbered among the foremost in the annals of American philanthropy. His charities knew neither race nor creed, and his public spirit was no less noteworthy."[i]
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/magazine/glimpses-ajh/the-man-who-brought-judah-touro-back-to-judaism-2/2008/12/31/
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