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Friedrich Weinreb

Friedrich Weinreb (1910-1988) lived a life spanning cultures and continents. Born in what is now the Ukraine, during WWI his family fled the from the Russians via Vienna to the Netherlands. From an early age he held professorships in economics in Holland, Indonesia, and Turkey. He worked in economic planning for India and for the UN in Switzerland and was active in the Resistance during the Nazi occupation of Holland. He lived the life of an observant Orthodox Jew, but was also conversant with...See more