Israel Singer, Ph.D.

Professor, Contemporary Jewry

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Israel Singer, Ph.D., is vice president of international affairs at Touro College and a professor of contemporary Jewry. Singer was named secretary general of the World Jewish Congress in 1985, a post he held for two decades. He is currently honorary president of the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations. In 2002, Singer received the Jerusalem Prize for Jewish Leadership from the nation of Israel for his work in the restoration of Jewish property and other restitution efforts.