Bernard Mannes Baruch (August 19, 1870 – June 20, 1965) was a Jewish financier, stock investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant. After his success in business, he devoted his time toward advising U.S. Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Franklin D. Roosevelt. During President Roosevelt’s “New Deal” program, Baruch was a member of the “Brain Trust” a group of close advisers to the president prized for their expertise in particular fields. Post WWII he also wrote the Baruch plan that proposed to: extend between all countries the exchange of basic scientific information; implement control of nuclear power; eliminate from national armaments atomic weapons and all other major weapons adaptable to mass destruction; and establish effective safeguards by way of inspection and other means to protect complying States against the hazards of violations and evasions. Baruch also bolstered the careers of other significant Crypto -Jews including Eisenhower.