Sokolow, Nahum

(1859-1936)
   Polish Zionist leader. He was born in Wyszogrod, near Plock, Poland. He joined the editorial board of the journal Ha-Tzephirah in Warsaw in 1884, later becoming its manager. From 1905 to 1909 he served as secretary of the World Zionist Organization; during this period he edited the organization's journal Die Welt and also founded its Hebrew weekly Ha-Olam. At the outbreak of World War I he moved from Berlin to London, where he became involved in the negoti-ations concerning the Balfour Declaration. After the war he presided over the Comite des Delegations Juives during the Versailles peace conference in 1919. He was chairman of the executive of the Zionist Organization (1921-31), and president of the World Zionist Organization and the Jewish Agency. His writings include a study entitled History of Zionism.

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  • SOKOLOW, NAHUM — (1859–1936), Hebrew writer, pioneer in modern Hebrew journalism, and president of the World Zionist Organization. Sokolow was born in Wyszogrod, near Plock, Poland, into a family with deep roots in Poland that had produced many rabbis and public… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sokolow, Nahum — (1859–1936)    Zionist leader and Hebrew writer. Sokolow was born in Russian Poland, taught himself Polish, Russian, German, French, English, Italian and Spanish, and read widely in all these languages. He became a man at home in two cultures:… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Sokolow, Nahum — ▪ British writer born Feb. 3, 1861, Wyszogród, Pol., Russian Empire [now in Poland] died May 17, 1936, London, Eng.       Jewish journalist and Zionist leader.       The descendant of an ancient Polish rabbinical family, Sokolow became well known …   Universalium

  • Nahum Sokolow — (Nahum ben Joseph Samuel Sokolow, Hebrew: נחום ט סוקולוב‎ Nachum ben Yoseph Shmuel Soqolov, Yiddish: סאָקאָלאָוו, 1859 1936) was a Zionist leader, author, translator, and a pioneer of Hebrew journalism …   Wikipedia

  • Nahum Sokoloff — Nachum (auch: Nahum) Sokolow (auch: Sokolof) (* 10. Januar 1859 in Wyszogród bei Plozk, Polen; † 17. Mai 1936 in London) war Präsident der Zionistischen Weltorganisation, Pionier des modernen hebräischen Journalismus und hebräischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nahum Sokolov — Nachum (auch: Nahum) Sokolow (auch: Sokolof) (* 10. Januar 1859 in Wyszogród bei Plozk, Polen; † 17. Mai 1936 in London) war Präsident der Zionistischen Weltorganisation, Pionier des modernen hebräischen Journalismus und hebräischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nahum Sokolow — Nachum (auch: Nahum) Sokolow (auch: Sokolof) (* 10. Januar 1859 in Wyszogród bei Plozk, Polen; † 17. Mai 1936 in London) war Präsident der Zionistischen Weltorganisation, Pionier des modernen hebräischen Journalismus und hebräischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nahum Sokolow — (Nahum ben Joseph Samuel Sokolow, en hebreo: נחום ט סוקולוב‎ Nachum ben Yoseph Shmuel Soqolov, en yidis: סאָקאָלאָוו, 1859 1936) fue un líder sionista, autor, traductor, y un pionero del periodismo hebreo . Nacido en una rabín …   Wikipedia Español

  • Nahum Sokolow — (נחום סוקולוב), né à Wyszogród (en Pologne actuelle) le 10 janvier 1859 et mort à Londres le 17 mai 1936, est un écrivain, journaliste, critique et biographe. Il compte parmi les leaders de l …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sokolow — Sokolow,   1) [ səʊkələʊv], Anna, amerikanische Tänzerin und Choreographin, * Hartford (Connecticut) 9. 2. 1915; tanzte 1930 39 bei Martha Graham, gründete u. a. 1972 in New York ihr Ensemble »Players Project«; eine der führenden Vertreterinnen… …   Universal-Lexikon

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