Lavon, Pinhas

   Israeli labour leader. He was born in eastern Galicia, and was one of the organizers of Gordonia in Galicia and Poland. In 1929 he settled in Palestine, where he was secretary of Mapai in 1938-9, and later general-secretary of the Histadrut. He served in the government as minister without portfolio (1950-2) and minister of defence (1953-4). He was involved in the dispute within Mapai which led to a split in the party.

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  • Lavon, Pinhas — ▪ Israeli politician born  Pinhas Lubianiker , Pinhas also spelled  Pinchas  born July 12, 1904, Kopyczynce, Eastern Galicia, Austria Hungary [now Kopychintsy, Ukraine] died January 24, 1976, Tel Aviv–Yafo, Israel       Israeli politician who… …   Universalium

  • Lavon, Pinhas — (formerly Lubianiker) (1904 76)    The key figure in the affair that clouded Israel s political life for almost a decade from the mid 1950s to the mid 1960s and resulted in the downfall of a government and the splitting up of the country s ruling …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Pinhas Lavon — Pinchas Lawon Pinchas Lawon (hebräisch ‏פנחס לבון‎, oft auch nach englischer Schreibweise Pinhas Lavon; geb. Pinhas Lubianiker; * 12. Juli 1904 in Kopytschintsi, Galizien (heute Ukraine); † 24. Januar 1976 in Tel Aviv, Israel) war ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pinhas Lavon — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Lavon. Pinhas Lavon Pinhas Lavon, né en Galicie le 12 juillet 1904 et mort à Tel Aviv le …   Wikipédia en Français

  • LAVON (Lubianiker), PINḤAS — (1904–1976), Israeli labor leader and politician, member of the First to Fourth Knessets. Born in Kopychintsy in East Galicia, Lavon completed his law studies at Lvov University. At first he was active in …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Pinhas Rosen — Mandats Parlementaire à la Knesset Législature 1e, mai  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lavon — may mean:*Lavon, Texas, a suburb of Dallas in Collin County, Texas *Lake Lavon, an artificial lake in Collin County, Texas *Pinhas Lavon, Defense Minister of Israel from 1954 to 1955 *Lavon Affair, an Israeli political scandal named for Pinhas… …   Wikipedia

  • Lavon Affair —    Pinhas Lavon was Israel s defense minister in 1954, when Israeli agents were arrested in Egypt, apparently for trying to bomb U. S. facilities in Cairo and Alexandria and other targets in an effort to turn Great Britain and the United States… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • LAVON AFFAIR, THE — The Lavon Affair began with a security mishap, which was at first referred to as the esek bish ( the bad business ). At the beginning of July 1954, an Israel initiated intelligence operation in egypt , involving a plan to plant bombs in several… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Pinhas Lavon — MKs Date of birth = 12 July 1904 Place of birth = Kopychyntsi, Austria Hungary Year of Aliyah = 1929 Date of death = 24 January 1976 Place of death = Tel Aviv, Israel Knesset(s) = 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Party = Mapai Former parties = Gov t roles =… …   Wikipedia

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