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Marshall T. Meyer

Born in Connecticut in 1930, Marshall T. Meyer, author of You Are My Witness, began his spiritual struggle at Dartmouth, where he flirted with the idea of converting to Christianity. Before taking such a big step, he decided to plumb the depth of his Jewish heritage and was fortunate to find a great teacher, Abraham Joshua Heschel, perhaps the most influential Jewish philosopher of his time. While in Argentina, he became an outspoken critic of the Junta. He became the only non-Argentine appointed to the National Commission on Investigating the Disappeared Persons.

You Are My Witness

Edited by Jane Isay; Marshall T. Meyer
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

Marshall Meyer, who died at age 64 in 1993, was a human rights leader and a powerful voice for justice. People flocked to hear him in Argentina, where he served as a rabbi for twenty-five years....

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