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Herbert Louis Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel served as High Commissioner for Palestine, 1920-1925. He was a leader of the Liberal Party in Britain and an influential supporter of early Zionism. Samuel was the first practicing Jew to serve as a Cabinet minister.

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Albert Einstein with Viscount Herbert Samuel : in Einstein's study on Mercer Street in Princeton, Leo Baeck Institute, F 5340G.