What are you going to do to preserve a tradition that is the peculiar and unique culture that Judaism inculcates? The American Jewish community is not going to survive by lining up against its common enemy.
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|Birth:||9th June, 1921|
|Death:||17th April, 2006|
|Profession:||Activist, Professor, Theologian|
Arthur Hertzberg was born in Lubaczów, Poland. He was a Conservative rabbi and prominent Jewish-American scholar and activist. Hertzberg's love of Judaism and the Jewish texts was at the core of his life as a rabbi, scholar, educator and Jewish communal leader. He participated in the 1943 Rabbis' march, walked with Martin Luther King, Jr., in the 1963 March on Washington and Bloody Sunday at the height of the American civil rights movement, and also served as an intermediary between the American Jewish Community and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Hertzberg graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 1940, received rabbinic ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in 1943 and a Ph.D. in history from Columbia University in 1966. He was the Bronfman Visiting Professor of the Humanities at New York University from 1991 until his death in 2006.
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