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Menachem Ussishkin(14 August 1863 – 2 October 1941) was a Russian-bornZionistleader and head of theJewish National Fund.
Avraham Menachem Mendel Ussishkin was born inDubroŭnain theBelarusianpart of theRussian Empire. In 1889, he graduated as a technical engineer from Moscow Technological Institute. Ussishkin was among the founders of the BILU movement and the Moscow branch of theHovevei Zion. He also joined the Bnei Moshe society founded byAhad HaAm. In 1891, he made his first trip to Palestine.
He served as Secretary of theFirst Zionist Congress. At theSixth Zionist Congresshe opposed theUganda plan.
He was one of the Jewish delegates to theParis peace conferenceafterWorld War I.
In 1919, Ussishkin In 1920 he was appointed head of the Zionist Commission in Palestine.In his pamphlet"Our Program"he advocated group settlement based onlabour Zionism. Under his influence the Zionist movement actively supported the establishment of agricultural settlements, educational and cultural institutions, and Jewish polytechnic - later theTechnion.
In 1923 he was elected President of theJewish National Fundwhich he headed until his death. Ussishkin was behind major land acquisitions in She'anvalleys.
He died in 1941 inJerusalemat the age of 78. He is buried inNicanor's Caveat the botanical gardens of theHebrew University of JerusalemonMount Scopus.
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