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b) Poets, Writers, Scholars, public figures

Shulman, Kalman

Shulman, Kalman
Writer

He was Rabbi Itsele's cherished student. Born in 5579 Av 18th (9.8.1819), in old Bikhov (Mohilev Region - Belarus). He was a remarkable “haskala” (Enlightenment) writer. “The world History” is known among his important books. Shulman also had translated and edited the “Mysteries of Paris”. He died in 5659 Shvat 5th (15.1.1899), in Vilna.
Nakhmany, Mordkhay

Nakhmany, Mordkhay
Public personality

He was Hanaziv's and Rabbi Hayim Soloveytshyk's student (studied in Volozhin for four years). Born in 5638 (1867), Kislev 28, in Nisvizh (Belaruss, Minsk region). He made Aliya in 5650 (1890) and was active in the Rehovot founding. He was active in the village council, in the agriculture committee and in the area of religious education. Died in 5710, at the first day of Shvat (19.1.1949), in Rehovot. - For article, see Table of contents, code 22.11
Visotski, Klonimus Zeev

Visotski, Klonimus Zeev
Donator

Studied in Volozhin for three years, as Rabbi Itsele's student. Born in Old Sand (Kovno region). He became very rich from dealing with tea. A part of his wealth was dedicated for the Erets Israel settlement. An important part of his inheritance enabled the establishment of the Haifa Technion (Engineers School). He also invested money in the foundation of Petah-Tikvah. Died in 5664 (1904) in Moscow.

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