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July 1, 2016 / 25 Sivan, 5776

How Peter Bergson Brought Activism Into The Mainstream

Dr. Rafael Medoff

Seventy-five years ago this summer, Peter Bergson (real name: Hillel Kook) and a handful of colleagues launched what became the most dramatic political action campaign in US Jewish history.

Hallel Yaffa Ariel, hy'd was murdered in her bed by an Arab terrorist on June 30, 2016.

 
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