Berl Katznelson

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Birthday
25, 1887
Birthplace
Belarus
Death Date
Aug 12, 1944 (57)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
25, 1887
Birthplace
Belarus
Death Date
Aug 12, 1944 (57)

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One of the founders of Labor Zionism, which helped establish the modern state of Israel. He was the editor of the daily newspaper Davar.

Before Fame

He was a librarian in a Hebrew-Yiddish library. He was the founder and first editor-in-chief of the publishing house Am Oved.

Trivia

His memory was honored with the naming of several streets in Israel after him.

Family Life

His father was a member of Hovevei Zion. He and his cousin Yitzhak Tabenkin founded the Histadrut, the Israeli workers union.

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He was praised by Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir in her biography for his work on Jewish-Palestinian peace. 

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