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Past B’nai B’rith Leader, 86

Jack Spitzer, 86, a Seattle philanthropist known for his work in promoting social justice, died July 31 following a cardiac arrest. Spitzer was president of B’nai B’rith from 1978 to 1982 and was member of Hillel’s international board of governors. Spitzer spread his passion for social justice by training college student leaders in an annual conference called the Charlotte B. and Jack J. Spitzer B’nai B’rith Hillel Forum on Public Policy.

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