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Mohilever, Samuel
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(Apr 15, 1824, Glubokoye near Vilnius – Jun 9, 1898, Bialystok), scholar and rabbi. Even before the notorious Russian pogroms of 1881, he called for the return of the Jews to Palestine on the basis of an active settlement effort in the spirit of the Torah. With great organizational and propagandistic dedication, he set about reconciling the secular and orthodox elements within the emerging Chibbat Zion (Heb. “Love of Zion”), the Russian forerunner of the Zionist Organization (Zion…

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Oswalt, Julia, “Mohilever, Samuel”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 29 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_14353>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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