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Businessman, Jewish advocate Bronfman dies

Published: 12.22.13, 08:31 / Israel News

Billionaire businessman and longtime World Jewish Congress president Edgar Bronfman Sr. has died. He was 84. The Samuel Bronfman Foundation said the longtime CEO of his family's Seagram's liquor empire died Saturday at his home in New York.



Bronfman was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Bill Clinton in 1999. His citation said he worked "to ensure basic rights for Jews around the world." (AP)


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