BRONFMAN--Edgar M. Beit Hatfutsot, The Museum of the Jewish People, mourns the loss of Edgar M. Bronfman benefactor and Honorary Chairman of its American Friends, and offers heartfelt condolences to the grieving family. Edgar Bronfman was steadfastly dedicated to celebrating diverse expressions of Jewish life while affirming the unity of the Jewish people; facilitating exploration of Jewish identity and meaningful engagement by transmitting the stories and ethics of our ancestors; empowering young Jews with pride in their heritage. His commitment and passion for Jewish history and peoplehood will endure and continue to inspire us. Irina Nevzlin Kogan, Chair, Beit Hatfutsot Judith Stern Peck, President, AFBH Sam E. Bloch, Chairman, AFBH Shula Bahat, CEO, Beit Hatfutsot of America

Published in The New York Times on Dec. 24, 2013