and trusted adviser of Dr. Chaim Weizmann, former president of the Jewish Agency for Palestine and of the World Zionist Organization, and was generally considered as Dr. Weizmann’s successor.
Dr. Arlosoroff was educated in German schools and received the degree of doctor of philosophy from the University of Berlin. He served in the German army during the War. He became active in the German Poale Hazair in 1918 and was the leader of the German delegation to the world conference of that organization in Prague in 1919. He was a member of the world executive of the Poale Hazair in 1920 in charge of it’s Berlin bureau. He became the leader of the Palestinian Histadruth in 1923.
He was elected to membership on the Actions Committee of the World Zionist Organization in 1920 and in 1926 visited this country with the Weizmann delegation. He was one of the three representatives of the #aad Leumi (Jewish National Council) to the Mandates Commission of #he League of Nations in 1928, pre#enting the views of the Palestine Yishub. At the time of his death #e was a member of the Palestine Executive of the Jewish Agency for Palestine, and of the National Council of the Vaad Leumi.
Dr. Arlosoroff is survived by his wife, who witnessed his assassination, and two children, a girl, aged ten, and a boy, three years old.