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Gershom Gustav Schocken, (Journalist politician editor of Haaretz member of Knesset)

Hebrew: גרשום גרשום שוקן, (Journalist politician editor of Haaretz member of Knesset)
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Birthplace: Zwickau, Sachsen, Germany
Death: December 22, 1990 (78)
Tel Aviv, Israel (Liver cancer)
Place of Burial: Tel Aviv, Israel
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Son of Salman Schocken and Private
Husband of Shulamit Schocken
Partner of Yehudith Yona
Father of Racheli Edelman; Private User and Private User
Brother of Theodore Ernst Schocken; Chava Rome, Glazer; Micha Joseph Schocken and Major-General Gideon (Walter) Schocken

Occupation: Haaretz Publisher and editor in chief, Israeli politician and editor of the Haaretz newspaper
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About Gershom Gustav Schocken, (Journalist politician editor of Haaretz member of Knesset)

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Gershom Gustav Schocken (Hebrew: גרשום גוסטב שוקן‎, born 29 September 1912, died 20 December 1990) was an Israeli journalist and politician who was editor of Haaretz for more than 50 years and a member of the Knesset for the Progressive Party between 1955 and 1959.

Born in Zwickau in Germany, Schocken studied at the University of Heidelberg and the London School of Economics. Following Adolf Hitler's rise to power, he made aliyah to Mandatory Palestine in 1933 one year before the rest of his family,[1] and got a job at Anglo-Palestine Bank, where he remained until 1936. In 1939 he became editor of the Haaretz newspaper, which had been bought by his father Salman two years earlier, remaining in post until his death in 1990.[2] In 1950 he was amongst the founders of the ITIM news agency.[2] He also published poetry in German, English and Hebrew under the penname Robert Pozen, as well as publishing a book, Poems for Times of Celebration in 1969. In 1983 he was named International Editor of the Year Award by the World Press Review for Haaretz's "excellence in coverage of Israel's invasion of Lebanon in 1982".[2][3]

In 1955 he was elected to the Knesset on the Progressive Party list, and served on the House Committee, the Economic Affairs Committee and the Labor Committee. He quit politics and lost his seat in the 1959 elections.[3]

Schocken was married to Shulamit Parsitz, daughter of General Zionists MK Shoshana Parsitz, and had three children, Amos (the current publisher of Haaretz), Hillel (an architect) and Racheli. He later left his wife without divorcing her and lived with Yehudit Yona.

He died of liver cancer at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv on 20 December 1990 at the age of 78.[2]


גרשום שוקן

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Gershom Shocken Gershom Gustav Schocken (Hebrew: גרשום שוקן‎, born 29 September 1912, died 20 December 1990) was an Israeli journalist and politician who was editor of Haaretz for more than 50 years and a member of the Knesset for the Progressive Party between 1955 and 1959.

Biography

Born in Zwickau in Germany, Schocken studied at the University of Heidelberg and the London School of Economics. Following Adolf Hitler's rise to power, he made aliyah to Mandatory Palestine in 1933 one year before the rest of his family, and got a job at Anglo-Palestine Bank, where he remained until 1936. In 1939 he became editor of the Haaretz newspaper, which had been bought by his father Salman two years earlier, remaining in post until his death in 1990. In 1950 he was amongst the founders of the ITIM news agency. He also published poetry in German, English and Hebrew under the penname Robert Pozen, as well as publishing a book, Poems for Times of Celebration in 1969. In 1983 he was named International Editor of the Year Award by the World Press Review for Haaretz's "excellence in coverage of Israel's invasion of Lebanon in 1982".

In 1955 he was elected to the Knesset on the Progressive Party list, and served on the House Committee, the Economic Affairs Committee and the Labor Committee. He quit politics and lost his seat in the 1959 elections.

Schocken was married to Shulamit Parsitz, daughter of General Zionists MK Shoshana Parsitz, and had three children, Amos (the current publisher of Haaretz), Hillel (an architect) and Racheli. He later left his wife without divorcing her and lived with Yehudit Yona.

He died of liver cancer at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv on 20 December 1990 at the age of 78.

About גרשום גרשום שוקן, (Journalist politician editor of Haaretz member of Knesset) (עברית)

גרשום גוסטב שוקן (1912-1990) העורך והמוציא לאור של עיתון "הארץ" במשך שנים רבות.

גרשום שוקן נולד בצוויקאו שבגרמניה. למד באוניברסיטת היידלברג ובבית ספר לכלכלה בלונדון. עלה לארץ ישראל בשנת 1934.

גרשום שוקן התמנה להיות עורך של עיתון הארץ בשנת 1939, לאחר שאביו, שלמה זלמן שוקן, רכש את העיתון כמתנת חתונתו. הוא ערך את העיתון במשך חמישים שנה, עד מותו ב-1990. אחריו התמנה לעורך חנוך מרמרי.

גרשום שוקן הוא אביו של המו"ל הנוכחי של "הארץ", עמוס שוקן, ושל מנהלת הוצאת שוקן, רחלי אידלמן.

גרשום שוקן היה ידוע כפעיל במפלגה הפרוגרסיבית, וכיהן מטעמה כחבר כנסת בכנסת השלישית. שוקן היה נשוי לבתה של חברת הכנסת שושנה פרסיץ.

גרשום שוקן כתב שירה בשם העט "רוברט פוזן". ספר שיריו "שירים לעת מצוא", שהיה תלת לשוני בעברית, אנגלית וגרמנית, הופיע בהוצאת עקד בשנת 1970.

גרשום שוקן היה חבר הכנסת השלישית מטעם המפלגה הפרוגרסיבית.


גרשום גוסטב שוקן (29 בספטמבר 1912 – 20 בדצמבר 1990) היה עורכו הראשי והמוציא לאור של עיתון "הארץ" במשך שנים רבות, וזוהה עם גישתו ואופיו של היומון

שוקן נולד בצוויקאו שבגרמניה. למד באוניברסיטת היידלברג ובבית הספר לכלכלה של לונדון. שוקן עלה לארץ ישראל בשנת 1934. כמה שנים אחרי כן רכש אביו, שלמה זלמן שוקן, את "הארץ" כמתנת חתונה לבנו, שמונה לעורך העיתון ב-1939. שוקן, וכך גם "הארץ", אימץ עמדות ליברליות ומקורבות לאלו של הציונים הכלליים. שוקן היה אף פעיל במפלגה הפרוגרסיבית, וכיהן כחבר כנסת מטעמה בכנסת השלישית. שוקן לא היה שותף ליוזמותיו העסקיות של בנו, עמוס שוקן להוצאת "העיר" ואחר כך "חדשות". י

גרשום שוקן, שענייני תרבות וספרות היו קרובים ללבו, שלח ידו גם בכתיבת שירה, תחת שם העט "רוברט פוזן". ספר שיריו "שירים לעת מצוא", שהיה תלת לשוני (עברית, אנגלית וגרמנית), הופיע בהוצאת עקד בשנת 1970. י

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Gershom Gustav Schocken, (Journalist politician editor of Haaretz member of Knesset)'s Timeline

1912
September 29, 1912
Zwickau, Sachsen, Germany
1918
1918
- 1925
Age 5
Zwickau, Saxony, Germany
1926
1926
Age 13
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
1932
1932
- 1933
Age 19
Heidelberg, Germany
1934
1934
- 1936
Age 21
London, England
1939
1939
- 1990
Age 26
Israel
1939
- 1990
Age 26
Tel Aviv, Israel