Reines, Isaac Jacob

   Rabbi and founder of the Mizrachi movement. Reines was born in Byelorussia and became a rabbi in Lithuania. He aroused opposition in extreme Orthodox circles by proposing logical principles for Torah study and the inclusion of secular education in yes-hivot. He was a devoted follower of HERZL, and worked to overcome religious resistance to Zionism. In 1904 he founded the Mizrachi (religious Zionist) Organization, and remained its central figure.

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