Jaffe, Leib

   Russian Zionist leader and writer. He was born in Grodno in Belorussia. He participated in the First Zionist Congress in 1897 and those following it. He edited Zionist periodicals in Russia, and later was called to Moscow to edit the monthly journal of the Zionist Organization. He subsequently moved to Lithuania, where he was elected president of the Zionist Organization and edited its newspaper. In 1920 he emigrated to Palestine, and became editor of the daily paper Haaretz. As a writer he published Zionist literature in Russian, Russian anthologies of Hebrew poetry, and a selection of world poetry on Jewish nation-alist topics.

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  • JAFFE, LEIB — (1876–1948), Russian Zionist leader, writer, and poet. Born in Grodno, a grandson of R. mordecai gimpel jaffe , he participated in the First Zionist Congress and in those following it and was one of the foremost Zionist propagandists in speeches …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JAFFE, MORDECAI-GIMPEL — (1820–1891), rabbi, member of the Ḥibbat Zion movement. Born in Utyana, Kovno district, Jaffe studied at the Volozhin yeshivah and became well known for his religious scholarship and his Hebrew and general education, the latter acquired by his… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JAFFE, BEZALEL — (1868–1925), Zionist leader in Russia and in Ereẓ Israel. The brother of leib jaffe , he was a key figure in the Zionist movement in the area of his native Grodno. He was a member of benei moshe , established a modernized ḥeder in his home town,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • DULZIN, ARYE LEIB — (1913–1989), Zionist leader and Israeli politician. Born in Minsk, Belorussia, he immigrated with his parents to Mexico in 1928, where he was educated and was for many years active in commerce. From 1931 to 1937 he acted as the honorary general… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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