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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