ABELLA, Irving.

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ABELLA, Irving.

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Born in 1940, Dr. Irving Abella is a professor in the Department of History at York University, a labour historian, director of the New Israel Fund, and editor of Middle East Focus. He was the chairman of the Holocaust Documentation Project as well as of the Canadian Jewish Congress International Affairs Committee; past chairman of Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives Committee (1980-1992); CJC president 1992-1995. Holder of numerous academic honours and fellowships.


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