Billionaire businessman and noted Jewish rights activist Edgar Bronfman Sr. has died.
Bronfman was the leader of the World Jewish Congress for more than 25 years.
He was also the longtime CEO of his family's Seagram's beverage company.
He founded New York University's Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life.
Bronfman was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Bill Clinton in 1999 for his work on behalf of Jewish rights around the world.
Edgar Bronfman Sr. was 84.