A scholar and longtime administrator at the Reform movement’s seminary in Cincinnati was named president of New York’s Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. Alfred Gottschalk, who fled Nazi Germany as a child, has been dean, president and chancellor of the Hebrew Union College. He replaces David Altshuler, the museum’s founding director, who recently began his job as head of a foundation affiliated with the United Jewish Communities.
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