Rabbi Abraham Cooper

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Rabbi Abraham Cooper "is Associate Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles. Rabbi Cooper helped to found the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish human rights organization in 1977. A New York native, Rabbi Cooper has been a longtime activist for Jewish and human rights causes on five continents. His extensive involvement with Soviet Jewry included visiting refuseniks, helping to open the first Jewish Cultural Center in Moscow and lecturing at the Soviet Academy of Sciences and the Sakharov Foundation. For nearly a quarter of a century, Rabbi Cooper has overseen the Wiesenthal Center’s international social agenda. He has supervised the Center’s annual reports on digital hate and also oversees the Center’s Task Force Against Hate, as a result of which he is widely recognized as a pioneer and international authority on issues related to digital hate and the Internet. As Associate Dean, he supervised the research and production of the Interactive Learning Center on the Holocaust and World War II for the Center’s renowned Museum of Tolerance." [1]

External links

  • "Biography", U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, Accessed December 2006.