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Yvonne Abraham

Building bridges

By Yvonne Abraham
Globe Columnist / August 24, 2008

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The Anti-Defamation League could use somebody like Lenny Zakim about now. The late, legendary activist made the ADL's New England office into a civil-rights powerhouse. In his 20 years there, Zakim, who died in 1999, pioneered Jewish-Catholic and Jewish-black alliances, bringing his immense powers of persuasion to fight gender and race discrimination battles, too. (Full article: 615 words)

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