- (1864-1941)Palestinian scholar. He was one of the organizers of the founding conference of the Teachers' Association at Zikhron Ya'akov in 1903; later he was the association's president. He served as deputy director (from 1912) of the teachers' seminary founded by the Hilfsverein der L>eutschen Juden in Jerusalem, and also lectured on Hebrew poetry of the Spanish period at the Hebrew University. He published studies of medieval Jewish poetry and Hebrew philology, a Hebrew dictionary and grammar, and an edition of the poems of Todros Abulafia. Besides his scholarly work, he was deputy mayor of Jerusalem (1920-5) and head of the Vaad Leumi (1920-8).
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