By Mordechai Beck, May 1, 2008
Born London, December 23, 1944.
Died Jerusalem, March 30, 2008, aged 63.
A dynamic personality, Professor Gerald Cromer combined academic study with deep concern for social justice, writes Mordechai Beck.
After Hasmonean Grammar School for boys in London, he spent his gap year at Gateshead Yeshivah before studying sociology at the London School of Economics. He studied for his PhD under Professor Julius Gould of Nottingham University.