Goldberg, Isaac Leib
- (1860-1935)Lithuanian Zionist leader and philanthropist. After studying at the Kovno yeshivah, he settled in Vilna. He was one of the first members of the Hibbat Zion movement, and founded the Ohavei Zion society in Vilna. In 1908 he established a farm at Hartuv and purchased the first plot of land on Mount Scopus for the future Hebrew University. In 1919 he settled in Palestine.
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