- (1888-1964)Israeli Zionist leader. He was born in Russia. He lived in Copenhagen during World War I, where he began the publication of a Yiddish daily. At the suggestion of Vladimir Jabotinsky, he published a periodical, Di Tribune, which promoted the cause of a Jewish legion. After the Russian Revolution, he helped to establish the Jewish Correspondence Bureau. In 1934 he settled in Palestine. Initially a leader of the Revisionist and Jewish State parties, he joined the General Zionists in 1953. From 1948 to 1961 he was a member of the executive of the Jewish Agency.
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