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Robert Jacobvitz

ROBERT JACOBVITZ, who will moderate, serves on the Sousa Mendes Foundation Board and chairs its Advisory Council. In the 1980s he traveled to Russia to meet refuseniks on behalf of the NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOVIET JEWRY. At that time he directed the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Greater East Bay, and it was in this capacity that he also began championing the cause of Aristides de Sousa Mendes. In 2005 he received the Aristides de Sousa Mendes Humanitarian Medal from the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation. He wrote a seminal article on Aristides de Sousa Mendes that can be read at https://www.bjpa.org/content/upload/bjpa/250_/250.pdf