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Harry Rogoff, Editor of “forward,” Marks 75th Birthday at His Desk

Harry Rogoff, editor-in-chief of the Jewish Daily Forward, largest Jewish newspaper in the world, today celebrated his 75th birthday at his desk conducting the work in the newspaper as usual. He was the recipient of messages of congratulation from numerous Jewish leaders and organizations.

Mr. Rogoff, who has been with the Forward for more than 51 years, is the author of a number of books, including a five-volume History of the United States. He is considered the leading Jewish journalist in the United States. Born in Russia, he was brought to the United States at the age of 8 and was educated at the Isaac Elchanan Yeshiva and at the College of the City of New York, where he received his degree in 1906.