Style (Edgar M. Bronfman z”l)

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Booze, money, Judaism, art, Israel, music.  The family fortune was made in Canada during Prohibition. Edgar M. Bronfman went after Kurt Waldheim, the Vatican, Swizz banks, and pro-Israel super-hawks. The man had style. “I would like every Jew to be as comfortable in his skin as I am in mine.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/23/business/edgar-m-bronfman-who-brought-elegance-and-expansion-to-seagram-dies-at-84.html?pagewanted=1&_r=0

About zjb

Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics. http://religion.syr.edu
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