Landa, Myer

   English writer. Born in Leeds, he embarked on provincial journalism but later moved to the London Daily Mail and subse-quently the Daily News. In 1919 he became editor of the Zionist Organization's daily bulletin. His works include The Jew in Drama, Palestine as it Was and The Shylock Myth.

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