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Belgian Educator, Jewish Leader, Given High Royal Award for Work in Sociology

King Baudouin has conferred the high award of Commander of the Order of Leopold on Max Gottschalk, one of the country’s outstanding sociologists, and a leader of the Belgium Jewish community. The decoration, citing Mr. Gottschalk for his services rendered in the field of social progress, was presented to him today by P. Servais, Minister of Labor. Dr. Gottschalk is a research professor at the Institute of Sociology of Brussels University, honorary president of the International Organization for Social Progress, and founder and chairman of the National Center for Higher Jewish Studies here.