Shochat, Israel

   Founder of Hashomer. Born in Belorussia, he went to Palestine in 1904. He created a group of Jewish guards who to protect the yishuv. In 1907 he was a founder of Bar-Giora which was superseded by Hashomer chaired by Shochat. During World War I he was exiled by Ottoman authorities. In 1920 Hashomer was replaced by the Haganah.

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