Prof. Lowe, Author and Librarian, Dies in Israel; Pioneer in Zionist Movement in Germany
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Prof. Lowe, Author and Librarian, Dies in Israel; Pioneer in Zionist Movement in Germany

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Prof. Eliakim Heinrich Lowe, a pioneer In the Zionist movement in Germany and a delegate to the first World Zionist Congress representing the Palestine settlements, died in Haifa yesterday. He was 82 years old and had been ill for several months.

Prof. Lowe was one of the principal librarians at the University of Berlin until he emigrated to Palestine in 1934 where he assumed the direction of Tel Aviv’s municipal library. He was the author of several works on Jewish folklore and was one of the prime movers in the establishment of the Jewish National Library in Jerusalem.

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