Leonard Fein: gifted writer, influential intellectual, progressive innovator and part-time power broker
With Elie Wiesel, he created Moment Magazine, which launched Leibel as the most influential liberal ideologue in American Jewish life.
In every generation, figures of influence rise to leadership. They reshape the Jewish community in their image. Sometimes they are public intellectuals, sometimes institution builders, sometimes analysts, sometimes power brokers. Rarely does one person embody all of these qualities – and more.
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