Jewish scholar, advocate

April 20, 2006 at 9:04 am | Posted in Civil Rights | Leave a comment

(Miami Herald) Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg, a leading Jewish scholar and civil-rights advocate known for his provocative views, died Monday of complications related to heart failure. He was 84. Hertzberg was president of the American Jewish Congress from 1972 to 1978, and vice president of the World Jewish Congress from 1975 to 1991.

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