Greenberg, Leopold Jacob

   English editor and Zionist. He was born in Birmingham. He served as Theodor Herzl's representative in his dealings with the British government. In 1907 he and a group of his friends acquired the Jewish Chronicle, and he was appointed its editor-in-chief. He was a founder of a number of publications, including the Jewish Year Book.

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