Edelsberg Named Director of B’nai B’rith International Council
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Edelsberg Named Director of B’nai B’rith International Council

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Herman Edelsberg, who has served as executive director of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, has resigned to accept appointment as director of the B’nai B’rith International Council, it was announced today.

Mr. Edelsberg will supervise B’nai B’rith foreign activities and the International Council’s regional offices abroad and at the United Nations. The Council is a policy and coordinating board on international matters of concern to B’nai B’rith constituencies in 45 countries. Mr. Edelsberg served as Anti-Defamation League representative in Washington for 18 years. He left that post in 1955 to accept appointment to the Government commission.

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