Eliyahu Golomb

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Eliyahu Golomb, founder of the Haganah

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] He died at the age of 52. His son David later served as a member of the Knesset.


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