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    • Richard
    • 17.06.10 | 21:30 (IDT)

    A small irony but the school I teach in in Belfast was founded by Jewish philanthropists in the late 19th century. Their aim was to establish a school that would have Jewish, Protestant and Catholic children educated together. As far as I know, it was the first purposefully designed integrated school in Ireland. I wonder what its founder, Lady Jaffe, would make of this story.

    from the article: Ultra-Orthodox parents evading jail-time in segregated school row to spend Shabbat at home
    First published 13:09 17.06.10 | Last updated 14:09 17.06.10
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