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Israel Breslow

Title: Israel Breslow
ID: RG 1366 
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Breslow was born near Kiev, Russia and emigrated to Canada and then to the United States in 1922. In 1976 he was a United States delegate from the ILGWU to labor conferences in the US and internationally.

He took part in founding the Jewish Labor Committee and helped found the Liberal Party of New York.

Breslow was the president of the Jewish Forward Association-WEVD and former president of the Workmen's Circle.

He was vice president of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU), from which he retired after 17 years of service, in 1975.

Breslow was a board member of YIVO, a member of the Atran Foundation, and was active in the Jewish Socialist Farband, Social-Democrats USA, and the League for Industrial Democracy, until the time of his death in 1985.

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