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TAUBE KORET CAMPUS FOR JEWISH LIFE
• In October 2001, a coalition of Jewish organizations announces that it has entered into an agreement with Sun Microsystems to acquire the company’s headquarters site in Palo Alto.
• The coalition later adopts the name Campus for Jewish Life. The CJL Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Community Endowment Fund is formed and fundraising begins for the land acquisition.• The campus receives a combined $15 million grant (later increased to $20 million) from the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life and Culture and Koret Foundation Funds. It is announced that the development will be named the Taube Koret Campus for Jewish Life.
• A collaborative initiative among the Jewish Home of San Francisco; the Albert L. Schultz Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto; the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties; and local community leaders.
• The campus is the permanent home for Moldaw Family Residences senior living community, the new Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, the regional headquarters for the S.F.-based Jewish Community Federation, and offices for other nonprofits serving the Jewish community.
• Located on 8.5 acres of land at the intersection of San Antonio Road and East Charleston Road in southern Palo Alto.
• Construction began in summer 2007.
• Designed as a pedestrian-friendly “village” environment. Outdoor “rooms” provide additional space for social/recreational activities. Campus includes courtyard gardens, landscaped grounds and crossbridges that provide great connectivity and views. Parking is provided at ground level underneath the buildings.
• More information: http://www.campusforjewishlife.org.
OSHMAN FAMILY JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
• A $10 million lead gift from the family of M. Kenneth and Barbara Oshman was announced in November 2005.
• An additional $10 million gift in April 2008 from the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund.
• Approximately 135,000 square feet.
• Richard and Rhoda Goldman Center for Adult Living and Learning.
• Albert & Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, with studios, meeting rooms and classrooms.
• Goldman Sports and Wellness Complex, featuring a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools and gymnasium.
• T’enna Pre-School at the Leslie Family Early Childhood Education Center.
• In addition: a teen center, a café, a gift shop, a daycare center for children and offices for local Jewish organizations.
MOLDAW FAMILY RESIDENCES AT 899 CHARLESTON
• A senior living community on the campus.
• Naming dedication is in honor of a $10 million gift from the Moldaw Family Supporting Foundation.
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