Ronald Greenwald

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Ronald Greenwald
In peru.jpg
Born(1934-01-08)January 8, 1934
DiedJanuary 20, 2016(2016-01-20) (aged 82)
Florida, United States
OccupationNegotiator and educator

Ronald Greenwald (January 8, 1934 – January 20, 2016) was an American Orthodox Jewish rabbi. He was a businessman and an educator. He was born in New York City.

Career[change | change source]

Greenwald made a career of spy trading, international hostage mediation, and other forms of high-stakes diplomacy. He worked with Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan to help the Jewish community. He served as a community activist, chaired various civic boards, directed a high school a summer camp and was the chairman of Magenu.

Greenwald died in his sleep while on vacation in Florida from a possible heart attack on January 20, 2016 at the age of 82.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Steve Lieberman (January 20, 2016). "Monsey Rabbi Ronnie Greenwald dies; helped free refusenik Sharansky". Retrieved January 21, 2016.

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