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Sokolow, Nahum
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( Jan 16, 1861, Wyszogród, Poland – May 17, 1936, London), Hebrew writer, journalist, and leading Zionist politician. His tireless journalistic activity in all the major Jewish media of his time served as his platform, so that he counts as one of the founding fathers of Hebrew journalism. He held high offices in Zionism early on: he was invited to become general secretary in 1906, and in 1911 he was elected to the Zionist Executive; from 1920 to 1931 he was its chairman. From 1931…

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Schäfer, Barbara, “Sokolow, Nahum”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025617>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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