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Congregation Kadimah Toras-Moshe v. Robert A. DeLeo
Citation:405 Mass. 365.
A rabbi from the Plaintiff organization (Congregation) made visits to a dying man, whereupon the man made an oral promise to donate $25,000 to the Plaintiff. The Plaintiff then compiled a budget, planning to use the $25,000 to transform a storage room into a library named after the decedent. The decedent died intestate, and the Plaintiff sued to enforce the oral promise.
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