Party affiliation: Socialist Party
Deputy Mayor of Belfort, 196471, 1977-1980. Departmental Councillor of Belfort West Canton, 1966, re-elected 1967, 1973. Deputy to Federation of Democratic and Socialist Left, Belfort, 1967-1968.
Member of Management Committee and National Office, of the Socialist Party, 1969-1973. Vice-Chairman of Departmental Council of Territoire de Belfort, 1976-1979. Senator for Territoire de Belfort, 1980-1989, re-elected since 1989.
Town Councillor for Belfort, since 1980. Member of the 39th French delegation to the United Nations, President of French section, 1982-1986. Parliamentarian assigned to Prime Minister’s Office, advising on revival of the Council of Europe, 1984-1985.
President of Socialism and Judaism. Vice president of World Jewish Congress, since 1986. Vice-President of the Senate, 1986-1989, re-elected since 1989.
Barrister, Belfort, since 1954. President of Belfort Bar, 1975-1976.