Sachar, Abram Leon
- (b. 1899)American educator and historian. He was born in New York. He taught history at the University of Illinois, and later served as national director of the Hillel Foundation (1933-48). In 1948 he became the first president of Brandeis University, subsequently becoming its chancellor. His publications include History of the Jews and A History of Jewish Life Between Two World Wars.
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