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

Nachman Syrkin, PhD Biography

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

No position found as of June 1, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Leader of the American Poalei Tziyon (“Workers of Zion” – Socialist Zionist Movement), and was also associated with Hovevei Tzion (Lovers of Zion)
  • Helped organize a Jewish Congress in America
  • Was a member of the American Jewish delegation at the Versailles Peace Conference, 1919
  • After the Russian Revolution, immigrated to the United States
  • Helped found the Russian-Jewish Scientific Society in Berlin
  • Was a leader of the Socialist Zionists at the First Zionist Congress, 1897
Education:
  • PhD, Bern, Switzerland, 1903
  • Studied psychology and philosophy, Berlin
Other:
  • Born in 1868, died in 1924