Judah Magnes, a prominent Reform Rabbi and President of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (1935-1948), is born in San Francisco in 1877. Known for fighting against anti-Zionism in the Reform Jewish community, he immigrates to Mandate Palestine in 1922, working closely with Albert Einstein and Chaim Weizman to help found the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dedicating his life to reconciliation between the Jews and Arabs of Palestine, he is one of the most prominent pacifist-Zionist thinkers.
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