- (1883–1957)Leader of Polish Jewry. Before World War II Sommerstein was a lawyer and Zionist leader in Polish Galicia, and for fifteen years a deputy in the Polish Sejm (parliament). With the German invasion, he fled to Russia, where he was kept imprisoned until 1944. He was included in the Polish provisional government set up in 1944–5 during the liberation, and played a central part in arranging the return from the Soviet Union of 140,000 Polish Jews.
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