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Erwin Loewenson Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 335


The first folder contains essays and manuscripts written by Loewenson, as well as his letters written to the heads of various Zionist organizations (e.g., Keren Hayesod) during the 1920s. Also included are reminiscences about Erwin Loewenson. The second folder contains newspaper articles written by Loewenson.


  • 1924-1979


Language of Materials

The collection is in German.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Readers may access the collection by visiting the Leo Baeck Institute in Jerusalem; we recommend reserving the collection in advance.

Biographical / Historical

Erwin Loewenson was born 1888 in Thorn (Toruń, Poland), the son of a dentist, and grew up in Berlin. Beginning in 1907, he studied law for two years and then philosophy for eight more years. He was among the founders of Der Neue Club, an organization for young artists and writers at the onset of expressionism, and worked for various literary journals. He was a Zionist, working for Zionist organizations in Germany and in 1933, he emigrated to Palestine via Paris. Loewenson died in Tel Aviv, Israel in 1963.


2 Folders

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Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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