10 Zionist Pioneers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
There’s a whole cast of characters who don’t get the same attention, yet contributed immensely to Zionism, the State of Israel, and Hebrew's revival.
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No doubt, you know about the likes of Theodor Herzl, Max Nordau, David Ben-Gurion, Golda Meir, and Ahad Ha’am when it comes to modern Zionism’s most impressive figures — and for good reason!
But there’s a whole other cast of characters who don’t get the same attention, yet contributed immensely to Zionism as we know it, the rebirth of a Jewish state, and Hebrew-as-a-spoken-language’s comeback.
In no short order, here are 10 of them: