Spielberg Gives $1 Million for Victims of Terrorism

(Jerusalem Post) Tom Tugend - Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg has pledged $1 million to aid Israeli victims of terrorism. Named as the initial recipients of "significant donations" from his Righteous Persons Foundation are: the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles for its Jews in Crisis program; American Friends of the Hebrew University for scholarships in memory of the nine Israelis and Americans killed in the July 31 bombing on the Mount Scopus campus; Selah-Israel Crisis Management Center; Natal-Israel Trauma Center for Victims of Terror and War; and Eran, which operates a multi-lingual 24-hour help line. Spielberg established the foundation in 1994 and has financed it through his entire profits from Schindler's List.

2002-12-20 00:00:00

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