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Sergio Bergman



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Sergio Bergman

Graduated from the faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry of the University of Buenos Aires, he has several postgraduate degrees in foreign universities.

He received his rabbinical ordination in 1992, graduated from the Latin American Rabbinical Seminary Marshall Meyer of Buenos Aires and the Hebrew Union College of Jerusalem.

He was one of the founders of Memoria Activa, becoming a social reference in the demand of justice.

In 1994 he began his educational, social and religious work through Fundación Judaica, with the inauguration of the community school Arlene Fern, social solidarity projects, community development projects, becoming a builder and active protagonist of interreligious dialogue.

From 2001 he also assumes as rabbi of the emblematic temple at Libertad Street.

Between 2011 and 2013 he was legislator of the City of Buenos Aires representing the PRO. And from December 2013 he served as a national deputy for the City of Buenos Aires, becoming the first Rabbi in the country elected to a national representative position. In 2015, under the presidency of Mauricio Macri, Bergman assumes the Secretary of Environment and Sustainable Development.