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Irwin Hochberg, 89, ‘Zionist Giant’

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BY JONATHAN MARK Former UJA-Federation board chair was a leading activist and philanthropist. Irwin Hochberg, a former chairman of UJA-Federation of New York’s board of directors who helped shepherd the 1986 merger of United Jewish Appeal and the local federation, died in his Manhattan home of natural causes on Oct. 11. He was 89. The Brooklyn-born Hochberg was a leading activist and philanthropist for more than a dozen major pro-Israel organizations,… Read More »Irwin Hochberg, 89, ‘Zionist Giant’