Tschlenow, Jehiel

   Russian Zionist leader. He was born in Kremenchug in the Ukraine, and became a physician. Active in the Hibbat Zion movement, he was one of the leaders of the Tziyyone Zion group founded in opposition to the plan for a Jewish homeland in Uganda. In 1906 Tschlenow convened the Helsingfors Conference. He later lived in Copenhagen and London, where he was an active Zionist. After the 1917 Revolution, he returned to Russia and convened a Russian Zionist Conference. His writings include The Second Zionist Congress, Five Years of Work in Palestine and The World and Our Prospects.

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