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Ha’aretz
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The daily newspaper Ha’aretz (The Land), which was created during the First World War as the continuation of a publication produced by the British military, is linked with the rise of the private press in Mandatory Palestine. Its economic breakthrough came at the end of the 1930s when the German-Jewish entrepreneur Salman Schocken took over, and his descendants have continued the business s…

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Soffer, Oren, “Ha’aretz”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 22 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0278>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20191110



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