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The human spirit: Moving upstairs

The Californian who had transformed herself into a pious Jerusalemite now transformed herself into a fund-raiser.

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Bonnie Cohen, in fire-engine-red sneakers, is climbing the stairs of the building’s five dusty floors, where the newest Jewish women’s school for Torah teaching is rising. Not one elevator yet. The workman are still lathing and drilling.

She checks out the progress. Here will be the lecture hall, and here the kitchen.



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