Locker, Berl

(1887-1972)
   Israeli Labour Zionist leader. He was born in Galicia and became the editor of the Lemberg Labour Zionist newspaper. Before World War I he organized the Poale Zion party in the Austrian empire, and from 1916 he ran the world office of Poale Zion at The Hague. From 1931 to 1936 he was a member of the executives of the Zionist Organization and the Jewish Agency in London. He settled in Palestine in 1936 and served as a member of the executive of Histadrut. From 1948 to 1956 he was chairman of the Jewish Agency in Jerusalem. He wrote articles in Yiddish, German, Hebrew and English.

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  • Locker, Berl — (1887–1971)    Zionist labour leader. During his youth in Galicia, Locker worked as a Yiddish journalist and Zionist activist. A leader of the socialist Poalei Zion, he played an important part in Zionist politics and organization in many parts… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

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  • LOCKER, MALKE — (1887–1990), Yiddish poet and essayist. Born in Kuty, Galicia, into a well to do family, her education included, besides Yiddish, Hebrew, and Polish, several European languages. She married the Labor Zionist leader berl locker , and because of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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