Feld, Isaac

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FELD, ISAAC (1862–1922), poet who wrote in German. Born in Lvov, Feld studied and practiced law, in addition to teaching throughout his life. One of the members of Ḥovevei Zion in Galicia, his Dort wo die Zeder was a very popular Zionist song. It first appeared in the journal Selbstemanzipation in the early 1880s, and was later included in many German, Yiddish, and Hebrew anthologies of Jewish songs. It was published with music in the Blauweiss Liederbuch (1914).

add. bibliography:

N.M. Gelber, Toledot ha-Tenu'ah ha-Ẓiyyonit be-Galicia, index.

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