Last updated on: 4/3/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Ahad Ha’am Biography

Title:
Writer and Leader of Cultural Zionism
Position:
None Found to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

None found as of June 4, 2007

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Zionist activist and writer
  • Ahad Ha’am is the pen name for Asher Ginsberg
  • Leader of the Cultural Zionist movement
  • Instrumental in soliciting support for the Zionist cause via the Balfour Declaration of 1917
  • Member of the Hovevei Zion Movement (Lovers of Zion)
  • Established Bnei Moshe Society (an elitist secret society supporting Hebrew language and Jewish cultural revival)
Education:
  • Self taught: German, Latin, French, English
Other:
  • Legal name is Asher Ginsberg
  • Born in Kiev Province, Ukraine-Russia, 1856, died in 1927
  • While living in London, England, worked as representative of Wissotsky Tea Co.