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Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 32Jews and Music-Making in the Polish Lands$
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François Guesnet, Benjamin Matis, and Antony Polonsky

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781906764739

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781906764739.001.0001

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Sir Sigmund Sternberg

Sir Sigmund Sternberg

2 June 1921‒18 October 2016

(p.501) Sir Sigmund Sternberg
Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 32

Antony Polonsky

Liverpool University Press

This chapter provides an obituary for Sir Sigmund Sternberg. It mentions that Sir Sternberg was a long-standing president of the Institute for Polish-Jewish Studies, who died on 18 October 2016 at the age of 95. It also talks about Sir Sternberg's founding of the Three Faiths Forum, which is a dialogue group of Christians, Muslims, and Jews which he set up in 1997 with Sheikh Dr Zaki Badawi and the Reverend Dr. Marcus Braybrooke. The chapter describes Sir Sternberg's interfaith campaigning that won him the 1998 Templeton Prize for progress in religion. It notes Sir Sternberg as a generous supporter of Reform Judaism, particularly of the Leo Baeck College, which the most important Reform rabbinical college in Europe.

Keywords:   obituary, Sir Sigmund Sternberg, Institute for Polish-Jewish Studies, Three Faiths Forum, Sheikh Dr Zaki Badawi, Marcus Braybrooke

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