Greenberg, Chaim

(1889–1953)
   US Zionist writer. Greenberg came from Bessarabia and before the Russian Revolution was well known as a Zionist lecturer, editor and essayist in Odessa, Moscow and Kiev. He settled in the United States in 1924, where he edited Der Yiddisher Kempfer and the Labour Zionist monthly The Jewish Frontier.
   During World War II, he served on the American Zionist Emergency Council and after the war, became director of the education and cultural department in America of the Jewish Agency. He was a member of the Jewish Agency delegation to the United Nations in 1947. An anthology of his writings appeared in 1968.
   Greenberg was a modest and cultured man, fluent in Hebrew, Yiddish, Russian and English, and one of the best liked of American Zionists.

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