Hovevei Zion
Hovevei Zion (Hebrew: חובבי ציון‎, lit. [Those who are] Lovers of Zion), also known as Hibbat Zion (Hebrew: חיבת ציון‎), refers to organizations that are now considered the forerunners and...
Moshe Leib Lilienblum
Moshe Leib Lilienblum (Yiddish: משה לייב לילינבלום; October 22, 1843 in Keidany, Kovno Governorate - February 12, 1910 in Odessa) was a Jewish scholar and author.From his father he learned the cal...
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Peretz Smolenskin
Peretz (Peter) Smolenskin (פרץ (פטרוס) סמולנסקין ;1842-1885), was a Russian Jewish novelist who wrote in Hebrew.Peretz Smolenskin was born in Monastyrshchina, Mogilev Governorate, Russian Empire ...
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Yitzchak Yaacov Reines
Yitzchak Yaacov Reines יצחק יעקב ריינס (Isaac Jacob Reines), (1839-1915) was a Lithuanian Orthodox rabbi and the founder of the Mizrachi Religious Zionist Movement.
Rabbi Yitzchak Yaacov Reines a...
Avrom Ber Gotlober
Avrom Ber Gotlober (January 14, 1811, Starokonstantinov, Volhynia – April 12, 1899, Białystok) was a Jewish writer, poet, playwright, historian, journalist and educator. He mostly wrote in Hebrew, but...
Hermann Schapira
Zvi Hermann Schapira (Hebrew: צבי הרמן שפירא‎; 1840-1898) was a Russian mathematician and Zionist. He was the first to suggest the idea of founding a Jewish National Fund to buy land in Palest...
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Nachman Syrkin
Nachman Syrkin (or Nahman Syrkin or Nahum Syrkin; b. 11 February 1868; d. 6 September 1924) was a political theorist, founder of Labour Zionism and a prolific writer in Hebrew, Yiddish, Russian, Germa...
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Eliakum Zunser
Eliakum Zunser (Eliakim Badchen, Elikum Tsunzer) (October 28, 1836 – September 22, 1913), was a Lithuanian Jewish Yiddish-language poet, songwriter, and badchen who lived out the last part of his life...
Ahad Ha'am
Asher Zvi Hirsch Ginsberg (18 August 1856 – 2 January 1927), primarily known by his Hebrew name and pen name, Ahad Ha'am (Hebrew: אחד העם‎, lit. one of the people, Genesis 26:10), was a He...
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Menachem Ussishkin
Menachem Ussishkin (Hebrew: מנחם אוסישקין‎; August 14, 1863 – October 2, 1941) was a Russian-born Zionist leader and head of the Jewish National Fund. Avraham Menachem Mendel Ussishkin was b...
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Samuel Mohilever
Samuel Mohilever (1824–1898), also Shmuel Mohilever, was a rabbi, pioneer of Religious Zionism and one of the founders of the Hovevei Zion movement.Mohilever was born in Głębokie (now Hlybokaye, Belar...
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Eliyahu Berligne
Eliyahu Berligne (Hebrew: אליהו ברלין‎, born 1866 died 25 February 1959) was a founder of Tel Aviv, an important member of the Yishuv in Mandate Palestine and a signatory of the Israeli declarat...
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Leon Pinsker
Leon Pinsker (Yiddish: לעאָן פינסקער, Yehudah Leib Pinsker, Russian: Лев (Леон) Семёнович or Йехуда Лейб Пинскер, Lev Semyonovich Pinsker; 1821, Tomaszów Lubelski, Kingdom of Poland, Russian E...
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Hovevei Zion
Hovevei Zion (Hebrew: חובבי ציון‎, lit. [Those who are] Lovers of Zion), also known as Hibbat Zion (Hebrew: חיבת ציון‎), refers to organizations that are now considered the forerunners and...