Isi Leibler

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Isi Leibler

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Isi Leibler, 2011
Born9 October 1934
Died13 April 2021 (aged 86)

Isi Leibler AO CBE (Hebrew: איזי ליבלר; 9 October 1934[1] – 13 April 2021)[2] was a Belgian-born Australian-Israeli international Jewish activist.

Leibler's activities and campaign on behalf of Soviet Jewry are documented in the book: Let my People Go: The untold story of Australia and Soviet Jews 1969 – 1989, authored by Sam Lipski and Suzanne Rutland in 2015.

Leibler had senior roles in the World Jewish Congress (WJC), an umbrella organisation representing global Jewry, including Chairman of the Governing Board and Senior Vice President.

Leibler was a columnist for The Jerusalem Post.[3] He was also a regular columnist for Israel Hayom, the Israeli daily newspaper.

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  1. Kay, Ernest (Apr 13, 1989). "Who's who in Australasia and the Far East". Melrose Press. Retrieved Apr 13, 2021 – via Google Books. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Cowie, Tom (Apr 13, 2021). "Isi Leibler, key advocate for Jewish 'refuseniks', dies in Israel". The Age. Retrieved Apr 13, 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Conversation Nie wieder! with Markus Sommer, Basler Zeitung, November 24, 2018