Lev Semenovich Pinsker( Writer)
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Biography Lev Semenovich Pinsker
(1821 - 1891). He graduated from the course at the medical faculty of Moscow University. He was one of the founders of the first Russian-Jewish authorities "Dawn" (1860) and "Zion" (1861). Impressed in a Jewish environment of his small German booklet "Autoemancipation" (Berlin, . 1881; many Russian translation), . where the author, . hiding under the signature "Ein russischer Jude", . strongly urged the Jews to abandon hope for the disappearance of anti-Semitism, . in which he saw an incurable illness (psychosis), the Euro-Aryan world, . and all my energy to return not to the emancipation, . coming from other, . and on samoemansipatsiyu, . primarily for the acquisition of territory and the establishment of their state,
. In his pamphlet Pinsker definitely does not call itself the territory, but soon joined the so-called downstream palestinofilskomu. Appearing thus a forerunner of Zionism, Pinsker was one of the founders of the Odessa Society benefits to needy persons in Syria and Palestine. Literature, caused by the emergence of "Autroemancipation", is very high.