Planet History

Autor: Maya Kreiner

A Demography of Emotions

In September 1934, Arthur Ruppin, then a member of the Jewish Agency’s Executive, was called to London from his vacation in Venice. Shortly before that, the High Commissioner of Palestine, Arthur G. Wauchope, announced his intention to promote the establishment of the Legislative Council: a parliamentary body composed of officials and members of local communities. […]

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A London Letter

Among the Jewish Agency’s (JA) files in the Central Zionist Archives, one comes across a peculiar series of documents titled »London Letters.« One of these letters, the German-language »Londoner Brief« by Leo Kohn is perhaps the most interesting, as it discusses generally the establishment of legislative councils across the British colonies, while testifying to their […]

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