Judy Rakowsky

Lots of Ideas: Students in class at the Gann Accademy in sub- urban Boston, which just received a $12.25 million gift.

Donors Give Pluralistic School in Boston $12.25 Mil

Defying the recession and concerns about Jewish philanthropy after Bernard Madoff, a group of anonymous donors recently gave $12.25 million to Gann Academy, a 13-year-old pluralistic Jewish high school in suburban Waltham, Mass., enabling the school to retire its building debt.

Lawsuits Dropped, But Battles Over Boston Mosque Continue

At a June 20 meeting at a synagogue in the Boston suburbs, a pro-Israel group quickened the drum beat against a local Muslim group accused of receiving funding from Saudi Arabia.