The Senate's last WWII veteran, Frank Lautenberg fought for Soviet Jews and against the tobacco lobby.
New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg, whose signature law facilitated a flood of Soviet Jewish emigration just prior to the collapse of the Soviet Union, has died.
Mr. Lautenberg, 89, died Monday morning at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell of complications from viral pneumonia, his office said.
THE JEWISH WEEK
1501 BROADWAY, SUITE 505
NEW YORK, NY 10036
Telephone: (212) 921-7822
Fax: (212) 921-8420
The Galloping Gaul Of Kosher Wine; The Wine From A Little Town Called Hope; From Tuscany With Body; Kosher Wine Down Under And Out West
Jewish studies programs in unlikely places; Birthright’s new focus on trip leaders; Bracing for the campus Israel wars.
Fall Journeys: Down By The River In San Antonio, Sacred Music In Jerusalem And More.