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Prof. Tartakower Resigns As Israeli Executive of Wjc After 20 Years in Post

Prof. Aryeh Tartakower, 73, resigned today as chairman of the Israeli Executive of the World Jewish Congress after 20 years in the post. Prof. Tartakower, head of the Department of the Sociology of the Jews at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and a noted author and lecturer, was born in Russian Poland and emigrated to Israel in 1946. He founded the Israel Association for the United Nations in 1949 and served as its president until 1952. In the 1920s be co-founder the Zionist Labor Movement in Poland and was chairman of the Labor Zionist Party there. He will continue to involve himself in the affairs of the WJC, with which he has been associated for more than 30 years. The new chairman of the Executive is Prof. Israel Levin, 46. of Tel Aviv University.