Eugene Weiner

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Rabbi Eugene Weiner, "an American-born scholar who marched for civil rights in this country and worked for Jewish-Arab cooperation in Israel, died Sunday of cancer in Haifa [in 2003]...

"Rabbi Weiner, who had studied at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and Columbia University, made aliyah in 1969. He settled in Haifa, teaching sociology at Haifa University and serving as chairman of the sociology department. He was voted the best lecturer in the department by students for three consecutive years.

"Rabbi Weiner was a co-founder of The Abraham Fund..." [1]

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  1. Rabbi Eugene Weiner, 70: `Compassionate' scholar worked for civil rights in America, coexistence in Israel, New York Jewish Week, accessed November 17, 2008.
  2. Sages Advisory Panel, Council for Global Education, accessed November 17, 2008.