Saturday, September 18, 2010

(NEWS) Billy Crystal Makes Gift To Hebrew University

"Actor Billy Crystal has made a gift to the Hebrew University in Jerusalem to foster ongoing activities at the 'Billy Crystal Peace through the Performing Arts' project, which he established in 1999, according to the group's American fund-raising branch.

The gift will be used to create and present workshops, programs and theatrical performances at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem that bring Jews and Arabs together as a means to promote tolerance and improved cultural and social understanding, according to a release issued by the organization.

It is not clear how large the gift is, but an employee at the organization said it was 'substantial.'"

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