Rutenberg, Pinhas

(1879-1942)
   Palestinian engineer and Zionist teacher, of Ukrainian origin. He was born in Romny, in the Ukraine. He participated in the 1905 Russian Revolution, and after living for a time in Italy and the US, returned to Russia in 1917. He was again involved in revolutionary activities, but he left Russia in 1919 and settled in Palestine, where he founded the Palestine Electric Company. He was elected chairman of the Vaad Leumi in 1929.

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