- (b. 1889)Israeli public figure. He was born in Canada, and settled in Pelstine in 1921. From 1945 to 1948 he was a member of the executive of the Jewish Agency, and later (1957-61) he served as its treasurer. During the War of Independence he served as military governor of Jerusalem. He was elected to the Knesset in 1949 as a member for Mapai, and held several cabinet positions, as minister of commerce and industry (1951-3), of development (1953-5), and of justice (1961-6).
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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