Dr. Jacob Steinberg, Co-founder of Ajcongress, Dead at 84
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Dr. Jacob Steinberg, Co-founder of Ajcongress, Dead at 84

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Funeral services were held today for Dr. Jacob I. Steinberg, a cofounder of the American Jewish Congress and the Keren Hayesod–Palestine Foundation Fund–who died here at the age of 84 after a long illness. Dr. Steinberg, a former national president of Bnai Zion, the American Zionist fraternal order, was born in Rumania and emigrated to the United States in 1902. He was graduated as a dental surgeon from New York University in 1930.

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