Leonard Stein, 1887-1973

A British lawyer, Stein was stationed with the army in Jerusalem and Cairo and was part of the pre-mandate British administration of Palestine. He published a 1922 pamphlet titled “The Truth About Palestine” to counter the Palestine Arab Delegation in London. He served as political secretary of the World Zionist Organization in the 1920s, then as honorary legal adviser to the Jewish Agency. He edited the letters of Chaim Weizmann.

Photo: “The Truth About Palestine” and “Zionism” books covers (public domain)