Sir Moses Montefiore: “A Great Jew Devoted to the Jewish People”

In this short video (03:12), Jewish historian Rabbi Berel Wein, introduces the life and legacy of Sir Moses Montefiore, the British Jewish philanthropist who founded the first Jerusalem neighborhood outside of the walls of the Old City in 1860. Rabbi Wein focuses on how Montefiore used his wealth and influence to support the Jewish people around the world. 

 

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