Monday 27 April 2015


HEINRICH (TSVI) GABEL (November 21 [or May 12], 1873-July 29-1910)
            He was born in Lemberg [other sources give: Buczacz], and was by profession a lawyer.  In 1907 he was selected to be a deputy to the Austrian Reichsrat (Imperial council); he was also a Zionist activist, a fighter for Jewish rights and for recognition of Yiddish and Hebrew, as well as a speaker and writer on current affairs.  In Lemberg he contributed to Tagblat (Daily newspaper) and to the Zionist Wschod (East), and editor of Przyszlosc (Future).  He died in Vienna.

Sources: Gershom Bader, Medina veḥakhameha (The state and its sages) (New York, 1934); Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 1.

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