Blumenfeld, Kurt Yehudah

   German Zionist leader. He was born in Trüburg. He was one of the founders of Keren ha-Yesod and was president of the German Zionist Federation from 1923 to 1933. In that year he settled in Palestine and became a member of the Keren ha-Yesod direc-torate.

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  • BLUMENFELD, KURT YEHUDAH — (1884–1963), German Zionist leader. Blumenfeld, who was born in Treuberg, East Prussia, studied law at the universities of Berlin, Freiburg, and Koenigsberg. He joined the Zionist movement in 1904 while still a student and became a student leader …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ZIONISM — This article is arranged according to the following outline: the word and its meaning forerunners ḤIBBAT ZION ROOTS OF ḤIBBAT ZION background to the emergence of the movement the beginnings of the movement PINSKER S AUTOEMANCIPATION settlement… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • KEREN HAYESOD — (Palestine Foundation Fund), the financial arm of the world zionist organization , founded at the Zionist conference held in London in July 1920. Two basic views were expressed on the problem of how the World Zionist Organization should finance… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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