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Israel Belkind, Zionist pioneer, died at the age of sixty-nine. He was one of the founders of the Bilu group, the group of the Russian Zionist student pioneers who settled in Palestine following the Russian pogroms of 1881.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund