A retired* teacher has given a small fortune to the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music. Read about it here.
*UPDATE: We hear she’s not retired, still teaching…
Reminds me of the two threadbare Torah teachers huddled up against the samovar on a frosty night in a shtetl.
‘Oy,’ sighs one, ‘if only I were Rothschild…’
‘If I were Rothschild,’ reflects the other, ‘I’d be richer than Rothschild…’
‘How could you be richer than Rothschild?’ demands his friend.
‘I’d do a little teaching on the side…’