Wissotzky, Kalonymos Ze'ev

   Russian merchant, philanthropist, and Zionist. He was born in Zhagare. In 1858 he moved to Moscow and established a tea firm. An active supporter of Hibbat Zion, he visited Palestine, where he supported religious settlers, and contributed to the foundaton of the Haifa Technion. He founded the Hebrew monthly Ha-Shiloah in 1896.

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  • Kalonymos Wissotzky — Kalonymos Ze ev Wissotzky (* 1824 in Žagarė, Russland, heute Litauen; † 1904 in Moskau) war russisch jüdischer Agronom, Teeproduzent (gründete 1858 in Moskau die berühmte Teefirma seines Namens) und Philanthrop (Stiftung für Technikum Haifa,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Dolitzki, Menahem Mendel — (1856 1931)    American Hebrew and Yiddish writer of Russian origin. He was born in Bialystok. He was Hebrew secretary to Kalonymos Ze ev Wissotzky in Berlin from 1882 to 1892, when he emigrated to the US and settled in New York. In his early… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

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