Eliyahu Golomb

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Eliyahu Golomb
Eliyahu Golomb Tidhar.jpg
Born March 2, 1893
Vawkavysk, Russian Empire
Died June 11, 1945 (aged 52)
Tel Aviv, Mandatory Palestine

Eliyahu Golomb (Hebrew: אליהו גולומב‬, 2 March 1893 – 11 June 1945) was the leader of the Jewish defense effort in Mandate Palestine and chief architect of the Haganah, the underground military organization for defense of the Yishuv between 1920 and 1948.[1][2][3] His son David later served as a member of the Knesset.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eliyahu Golomb". Jewish Virtual Library. 
  2. ^ "Eliyahu Golomb". The complete guide to Israeli postage stamps from 1948 onward. Boeliem. 
  3. ^ GENI database