Pincus, Louis Arieh

(1912–73)
   Israel Zionist leader. Born in South Africa, Pincus practised law there before settling in Israel in 1948. He was managing director of El Al (1949–56), treasurer of the Jewish Agency Executive from 1961 and its chairman from 1966. He brought about a reconstituted Jewish Agency, in which the leaders of the main fund-raising organizations in the Diaspora shared responsibility for allocating aliyah and absorption budgets.

Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament. . 2012.

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  • PINCUS, LOUIS ARIEH — (Louis Abraham; 1912–1973), Zionist leader. Born in South Africa, Pincus practiced law from 1934 to 1948. He was chairman of the South African Zionist Socialist Party and co founder of Habonim in the country. He was also vice chairman of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Pincus, Louis Arieh — (1912 73)    Israeli lawyer and Zionist, of South African Origin. In 1948 he moved to Israel where he became a legal adviser and general secretary to the ministry of transportation. Later he was appointed managing director of El Al. In 1961 he… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

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