Dov Sadan

Date of birth: 02/21/1902 | Date of death: 10/14/1989

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Professor Dov Sadan was born in Brody in the Galicia region of Austria-Hungary. Sadan received a traditional Jewish education. He joined HeHalutz, and was one of its leaders during World War I. In 1925 he became editor of Atid, the organisation's journal. After making aliyah to Mandatory Palestine in 1925, he joined Davar, becoming a member of its editorial board in 1927. He also edited the paper's literary supplement. After leaving Davar in 1944 he became a member of the editorial board at the Am Oved publishing house. He was an Israeli academic and politician who served as a member of the Knesset for the Alignment between 1965 and 1968.

Pictutre: Knesset Israel site

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