Jéhouda, Josué

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JÉHOUDA, JOSUÉ (1892–1966), Swiss author and journalist. Born in Russia, Jéhouda settled in Switzerland, where he founded the Revue juive de Genève. He saw Israel's rebirth as an event of universal significance and viewed with alarm divisions between Orthodox and secular Jews, and between Israel and the Diaspora. His works include three novels, Le royaume de Justice (1933), De père en fils (1927), and Miriam (1928); and volumes of essays such as La vocation d'Israël (1947) and Sionisme et messianisme (1954).