Kubovy, Aryeh Leon

▪ Israeli lawyer and diplomat
original name  Aryeh Leon Kubowitzki  
born Nov. 2, 1896, Kuršėna, Lithuania
died May 16, 1966, Jerusalem, Israel

      Israeli lawyer, diplomat, and Zionist. He was a founder (1936) and general secretary (1945–48) of the World Jewish Congress.

      After settling in Israel (1948), Kubovy served that country in diplomatic posts in Czechoslovakia, Poland, and several South American countries. He was chairman of Yad Vashem (Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority) from 1959 until his death.

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