TEL AVIV (Jul. 18)
The 25th anniversary of Dr. Nahum (Sokolow’s death was marked with the publication of a new three-volume edition–some 1,700 pages–of the author’s works. The announcement of the publication by the Zionist Library was made today at a special press conference by Moshe Sharett, chairman of the Jewish Agency executive, and Zvi Lurie, member of the Agency executive. The editor of the three volumes was Gershon Kessel.
Dr. Nahum Sokolow, who served as president of the Jewish Agency in the early 1930′s, is often called the founder of Hebrew journalism. He was the most prolific Jewish writer of his age, having published over 4,500 articles and books in Hebrew, Yiddish, English German and Polish.