Farbstein, Joshua Heschel

(1870-1948)
   Polish communal leader. He was born in Warsaw. He was president of the Zionist Organization in Poland from 1915 to 1918. A founder of Mizrah.i in Poland, he was its president from 1918 to 1931; he was also president of the Keren ha-Yesod in Poland and of the Warsaw Jewish community from 1926 to 1931. He moved to Jerusalem, where he led the Community Council from 1938 to 1945.

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  • FARBSTEIN, JOSHUA HESCHEL — (1870–1948), leader of the mizrachi movement, head of the Warsaw Jewish community, and of the Jewish Community Council (Va ad ha Kehillah) in Jerusalem (see Israel, Communal Governance ). Born in Warsaw, Farbstein was active in the Ḥibbat Zion… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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