Israel Zangwill

Died aged 62

Israel Zangwill (21 January 1864 – 1 August 1926) was a British author at the forefront of cultural Zionism during the 19th century, and was a close associate of Theodor Herzl. He later rejected the search for a Jewish homeland in Palestine and became the prime thinker behind the territorial movement.

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Israel Zangwill (1864-1926), writer and philanthropist, lived here.

288 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, E2, London, United Kingdom where they lived

Edith Ayrton 1879-1945 and her husband Israel Zangwill 1864-1926 lived here from 1906 Writers and campaigners for women's suffrage, a Jewish homeland and world peace

Far End, 63 Sea Lane, East Preston, United Kingdom where they lived (1906)