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Manheim Shapiro Dead at 67

March 24, 1981
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— Funeral services were held at Temple Sinai here today for Manheim Shapiro, a social psychologist who was long active in Jewish communal work. He died Friday at the age of 67.

Shapiro was with the American Jewish Committee from 1949 to 1966 where he was in charge of Jewish communal affairs. After he left the AJCommittee he was a consultant to Jewish organizations and was executive director of the Bureau for Careers in Jewish Service in 1968-69.

Since 1969 he has headed Insight Development Services, a research and training organization specializing in communications for businesses and organizations.

Born in Brooklyn, N. Y. Sept. 5, 1913, Shapiro attended Brooklyn College, the University of Michigan and the New School for Social Research. He worked for the New York City Welfare Department 1938-43, served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was director of programs and publications for the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization 1946-49. He was also an adjunct professor at the City College of New York.

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