Last updated on: 9/7/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Asher Ginsberg 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, who is most commonly known by his pen name “Ahad Ha’am”
  • 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:
  • Popularly known by his pen name Ahad Ha’am
  • Born in Kiev Province, Ukraine-Russia, 1856, died in 1927
  • While living in London, England, worked as representative of Wissotsky Tea Co.