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Aipac Official Resigns to Work for Anderson

August 5, 1980
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Aaron Rosenbaum, director of research for eight years for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) in Washington, has been appointed national coordinator for the Jewish community in independent Presidential candidate John Anderson’s campaign. He left his AIPAC post July 31 and took up his new duties the following day. His successor at AIPAC has not been named.

Michael Macleod, Anderson’s campaign director, said that Rosenbaum will coordinate work for Anderson in Jewish communities and speak on his behalf. Rosenbaum, who is 31, is a native of Detroit and a graduate of the University of Michigan where he was named a James Angell Scholar. He is the son of Rabbi and Mrs. Milton Rosenbaum of Royal Oak, Mich.

While at AIPAC, Rosenbaum wrote and spoke extensively on the Middle East, the Soviet Union and other international subjects. He has addressed numerous audiences throughout the United States, including national conventions of Jewish organizations. His memoranda on Congressional issues affecting Israel have received wide attention. He also has contributed frequently to the Near East Report, a weekly publication here and nationally distributed, and has contributed to books on the Middle East.

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