Thursday 24 September 2015


NOSN GROSS (1874-1922)
            He was born in Tarnopol, Galicia.  He lived for a number of years in Vienna, where he was active in the Austrian Social Democratic Party.  In 1902 he left this party and moved over to Zionism.  He was one of the founders of the Galician Labor Zionist party and among the first editors of its organ Der yidisher arbeter (The Jewish worker).  In 1908 he became an official in the Jewish National Fund.  He died in Prague.

Source: Dr. M. Gelber, in the collection Pirke galitsiya (Stories from Galicia) (Tel Aviv, 1956), p. 51.

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