Concise Encyclopedia of Tufts HistorySauer, Anne
Granoff Family Hillel Center, 1994
The Granoff Family Hillel Center was dedicated in December 1994.Located on the Medford campus, the center serves as the home for the Hillel Foundation at Tufts, providing much-needed space for the activities of Hillel, which had been forced to hold services in classrooms and holiday dinners in dining halls. The center also provides space for other campus gatherings.
The center is named for the Granoff family of Saddle River, New Jersey. Martin and Perry Granoff, parents of Michael Granoff, A1991, spearheaded the fundraising effort, raising the nearly six million dollars necessary for construction of the spacious center and to support its ongoing programs.
Source: TA Spring 1995
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